Olympic Trivia Features


Winter Olympic Force

So which athletes have turned Australia into a winter Olympic force?



Female Olympians bridging the gap

Australia has had a steady increase in female representation at the Games, finally reaching a 50:50 gender balance at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games.



Age is no barrier

Three Olympians competed before their 14th birthdays while three athletes competed after turning 60.



Female Athletics Track Stars

Ten female track athletes have become Olympic champions in athletics winning 15 gold between them.



One Sport Not Enough

Remarkably 13 Australian Olympians have competed in more than one sport at the Games.



Indigenous Stars

Cathy Freeman was not the first Indigenous athlete to win an Olympic medal. That honour went to an Australian swimmer in 1992.