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VOC EXECUTIVE OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT
The Victorian Olympic Council (VOC) is pleased to announce that Warwick Waters has been appointed to the position of Executive Officer. Download the file below for further details. VOC EO Announcement
RIO 2016 AUSTRLALIAN OLYMPIC TEAM RECEIVES $575,000 FUNDING FROM VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT
Two Australians have featured in the Opening Ceremony of the Lillehammer Youth Olympic Games in Norway, the night before the first full day of competition where six Aussies are in action.
Australia will return to Olympic competition in Lillehammer on Saturday for the first time since the historic 1994 Games when the sunburnt nation won its first Winter Olympic medal.
Louis Muhlen and Katie Parker hit the Lillehammer slopes for the first time today as they prepare for an action packed schedule over the next fortnight.
Australia’s two young ice hockey players Madison Poole and Jake Riley had their first training session at the Lillehammer Olympic Park.
In February 1994, Steffi Graf and Pete Sampras had just won the Australian Open titles, Alan Border was winding up as Australian cricket captain and Australia won its first winter Olympic medal.
Darcie Morton continues her rapid rise up the ranks ahead of the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games after a number of strong performances at the Biathlon World Youth/Junior Championships in Romania.
Selections have been finalised for the 2016 Australian Youth Olympic Team with 17 athletes from eight disciplines set to compete in the winter wonderland of Lillehammer, Norway from 5-21 February.
The VOC creates opportunities to share in the ideals and aspirations of the Olympic athlete through participation in Olympic experiences, education programs, volunteering and fundraising activities in support of the Australian Olympic Team.
We are committed to raising funds for the Australian Olympic Team and educating the Victorian community about the principles of Olympism..