A total of 15 Australian athletes who competed at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games have been nominated for the Sport Australia Hall of Fame's 2016 ‘The Don’ Award.
When Danielle Kettlewell looked into the stands at the Rio Olympics she saw not one but almost a dozen friendly faces looking down at her.
All Olympians were proud to represent Aussie spirit and colour in Rio – but none did so more emphatically than the synchronised swimming section.
They came to Rio with gold in their sights, but for the women’s water polo team that wasn’t to be after a loss in the quarter final.
Throughout the lead up to, and during, the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, our Aussie athletes have been inundated with inspiring messages from audiences watching at home.