Who is the most famous Australian athlete in olympic games?
Dawn Fraser has won all 3 olympic games.
No Australian athlete competed in the men's or woman's 100 meter dash at the 2008 Games in Beijing.
Fraser has won all 3 olympic games.
Usain Bolt is a very famous athlete from Jamaica and he won two gold medals at the 2008 Olympic Games
Who is the Australian athlete who lifted the Olympic flame at the opening ceremony and also won the gold in the woman's 400-meter dash event at the 2000 Olympic games?
Through the 2008 Games in Beijing, that is swimmer Ian Thorpe who won 5 Olympic gold medals (3 at the 2000 Games in Sydney and 2 at the 2004 Games in Athens).
Which Australian athlete carried both Australian and Aboriginal flag at the 1994 Commonwealth games?
This was Cathy Freeman, arguably Australia's most famous indigenous athlete, who won gold in both the 200 m and 400 m sprints at the 1994 Commonwealth Games.
Olympia was in Greece, and is where the first Olympic games were held. One famous person was Milon, who was a famous athlete. He was also a student of Pythagoras.
Through the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver, Australia has never sent an athlete to compete in ski jumping.
Steve Hooker in men's pole vault at the 2008 Games in Beijing.
Through the 2008 Games in Beijing, that is swimmer Ian Thorpe who has won 9 Olympic medals (5 gold, 3 silver, 1 bronze).
Steve Hooker who won gold in pole vault at the 2008 Games in Beijing.
At the 1936 Berlin olympic games which famous American track and field athlete won four gold medals?
Jesse Ownes (USA).
Some famous people who are from the country of Uganda are Apollo Milton Obote and John Akii Bua. John Akii Bua is a famous athlete who competed in the 1972 Olympic games.
Ian Thorpe (born October 13, 1982 in Sydney) is a retired Australian swimmer who won five gold medals at the Olympics, a record for an Australian athlete, and was the most successful athlete at the 2000 Olympic Games, picking up three gold medals and two silver medals.
Melbourne was the Australian city that held the 1956 Olympic Games.
Cathy Freeman won the Australian of the Year award in 1998. She is an silver Olympic medal winner and a an outstanding athlete. She also has a world track title and won a gold medal in the Commonwealth Games.
the qualities to be an Olympic athlete are strength,power,speed,balince
Ian Thorpe is an Australian olympic swimmer. He has won more gold medals at the olympic games than any other athlete in any sport from Australia with a total of 5. His specialty is the 200m and 400m freestyle. Ian retired after the Athens games in 2004, but did attempt to make a comeback to qualify for the London games in 2012, however failed to make the Australian team.
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As of the 2008 Games, the Irish athlete that has won the most Olympic medals is swimmer Michelle Smith who won 4 (3 gold, 1 bronze) at the 1996 Summer Games in Atlanta. One other Irish athlete has won more than one Olympic medal, that being hammer thrower Pat O'Callaghan who won gold at the 1928 and 1932 Games.
The Olympic village is used for homing the participating athletes during the games.
Abeba Biliki. Ethiopia
Abebe Bikila from Ethiopia.
Rafer Johnson was a track and field Olympic athlete. he was the first black athlete to carry the American flag in the opening ceremonies of the olympic games..
Every Athlete that won an event at the Olympic Games
England typically competes under the flag of the United Kingdom during the Olympic games. The English athlete with the most Olympic medals is Chris Hoy.
The most medals won at an Olympic Games by an Australian athlete is 5 and was done by swimmer Ian Thorpe at the 2000 Games in Sydney (3 gold, 2 silver) and swimmer Shane Gould at the 1972 Games in Munich (3 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze).
The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) was built in Canberra after Australia's poor showing at the 1976 Olympic Games to develop Australian athletes for the future.
A winning athlete hears his or her country's national anthem.
As of the 2008 Games in Beijing, no athlete from Madagascar has ever won an Olympic medal.
As of the 2008 Games, no athlete from Malta has ever won an Olympic medal.
Cathy Freeman was Australia's first aboriginal track and field athlete and in 1992 she became the first Australian Aborigine to compete in the Olympic Games and in 1990 became the first to win a medal in an international track meet (bronze in the 4x400 meter relay at the Auckland Commonwealth Games in 1990).
J. Michael Plumb.
No. As of the 2008 Games, no athlete from Malta has ever won an Olympic medal.
Allana Slater was a gymnast who participated in the 2000 Sydney Olympics and also 2004 Olympic games in Athens and came 8th on the balance beam at the 2004 games.
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There were 433 athletes that were in the Australian Olympic team went to the 2008 Beijing Olympics Games.
Dawn Fraser is an Australian swimming legend. Dawn was born on the 4th September 1937. She loves swimming in lane 9. She is the only athlete in the world to win the same event at 3 Olympic Games in a row. Dawn holds the record for the most Olympic medals won by an Australian, 8 in total, 4 gold and 4 silver. Her family lived in Balmain, Sydney. In the 2000 Olympics Games, Dawn Fraser… Read More
Italy competed at the first Modern Olympic Games in 1896. They sent one athlete that compete in Shooting.
Australia has a long tradition of swimming champions. Ian Thorpe won five Olympic medals in the 2000 Olympic Games and six gold's at the 2001 World Championships. Dawn Fraser won two Olympic gold's in 1956, a gold in 1960 and a gold in 1964. There are many more Australian athletes who have excelled in the pool.
That would depend on how much the athlete has
The man that wins the decathlon and the woman that wins the heptathlon.
The athlete said that he would be honored to compete at the Olympic Games.
The youngest athlete at the 2008 Beijing olympic games is probably 14 year old diver from Great Britain, Thomas Daley.