Marjorie Jackson-Nelson
Marjorie Jackson-Nelson AC, CVO, MBE (born 13 September 1931) is a former Governor of South Australia and a former Australian athlete. She finished her sporting career with two Olympic and s...
Duncan Free
Duncan Seth Free OAM (born 25 May 1973) is a retired Australian rower and Olympic medallist. Free was born in Hobart, Tasmania but currently lives on Queensland's Gold Coast.Free was a member of Austr...
Fleur Mellor
Fleur Mellor (born 13 July 1936) is an Australian athlete and olympic champion. She competed at the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne, where she received a gold medal in 4 x 100 m relay, with Shirley St...
Kerri Pottharst
Kerri Ann Pottharst OAM (born 25 June 1965) is an Australian professional beach volleyball player and Olympic gold medallist.Pottharst was born in Adelaide, South Australia and currently resides in Sy...
Emma Snowsill
Emma Laura Snowsill OAM (born 15 June 1981) is an Australian professional triathlete and multiple gold medalist in the World Championships and the Commonwealth Games. She won the gold medal in triathl...
Kevin Nichols
Kevin John Nichols, OAM (born 4 July 1955 in Grafton, New South Wales) is a former track cyclist and Olympic gold medallist.His daughter, Kate Nichols, is a road racing cyclist.
At the 1984 Summer...
Bradley McGee
Bradley John McGee OAM (born 24 February 1976 in Sydney, New South Wales) is an Australian former professional racing cyclist. He is currently the head coach of the New South Wales Institute of Sport ...
Leisel Jones
Leisel Marie Jones, OAM (born 30 August 1985) is an Australian former competition swimmer and Olympic gold medallist. A participant in the 2000 Summer Olympics – at just 15 years old – and 2004 Summe...
Murray Stewart
Murray Stewart (born 2 July 1986) is an Australian kayaker. He is a graduate of The University of Sydney, and participated in their Elite Athlete Program. He was the member of Champion Australia's Ka...
Bridgette Gusterson
Bridgette Gusterson (born 7 February 1973 in Perth, Western Australia), also known as Bridgette Ireland, is an Australian water polo player from the gold medal team of the 2000 Summer Olympics. She wa...
Bevan George
Bevan George (born 22 March 1977 in Narrogin, Western Australia) is a field hockey defender from Australia.
George won a gold medal with the Australia national field hockey team (The Kookaburras)...
Brittany Elmslie
Brittany Joyce Elmslie OAM (born 19 June 1994) is an Australian swimmer. She represented Australia at the 2012 Summer Olympics in swimming.
Nicknamed Brit, Britty and Bidz, Elmslie was born on 19 ...
Dawn Fraser
Dawn Fraser, AO, MBE (born 4 September 1937) is an Australian champion swimmer and former politician. She is one of only three swimmers to have won the same Olympic event three times – in her ca...
John Shaw (sailor)
John Shaw (born 23 May 1937) is an Australian sailor and Olympic champion. He competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, where he received a gold medal in the dragon class, together with crew mem...
Bob Windle
Robert George Windle (born 7 November 1944) is an Australian former freestyle swimmer of the 1960s, who won four Olympic medals, including an individual gold medal. Windle won the 1500 m freestyl...
Mervyn Wood
Mervyn Thomas (Merv) Wood, LVO, MBE, QPM (30 April 1917 – 19 August 2006) was an Australian rower of the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. He was an eight-time Australian national sculling champ...
Swimming at the 1956 Summer Olympics
At the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, 13 swimming events were contested, seven for men and six for women. There was a total of 235 participants from 33 countries competing. For the first time, t...
Tom King (sailor)
Tom King (born 8 February 1973) is an Australian sailor and Olympic champion. He won a gold medal in the 470 Class with Mark Turnbull at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.
in January 2015 Tom Kin...
Daniel Kowalski
Daniel Steven Kowalski (born 2 July 1975) is an Australian former middle- and long-distance swimmer specialising in freestyle events. He competed in the Olympic Games in 200 m, 400 m and 1,500 m indiv...
Suzanne Balogh
Suzanne Elspeth (Suzy) Balogh OAM (born 8 May 1973 in Queanbeyan, New South Wales) is a sport shooter from Australia. Balogh competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics and won a gold medal in Trap. She also...
James Sargeant
James Richard (Dick) Sargeant (born 17 March 1936 in Kobe, Japan) is an Australian sailor and Olympic Champion. He competed at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo and won a gold medal in the 5.5 metre c...
Neale Lavis
Neale John Lavis, OAM (born 11 June 1930) is an Australian equestrian and Olympic champion. He won a team gold medal in eventing at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, and a silver medal in individual e...
Graeme Brown
Graeme Allen Brown OAM (born 9 April 1979 in Darwin, Northern Territory) is a professional cyclist and dual Olympic gold medallist from Australia. He currently rides for UCI Pro Continental team Drapa...
Rechelle Hawkes
Rechelle Margaret Hawkes, OAM (born 30 May 1967 in Albany, Western Australia) was the captain of the Australian Women’s Hockey Team, best known as the Hockeyroos, for eight years and is one of only tw...