Australian Olympians and sports fans are celebrating Olympic Day today, with June 23rd marking the creation of the modern Olympic movement back in 1894.
Olympic champions Ian Thorpe and Ellia Green joined host Mark Beretta for Olympic Day Live, broadcast on the AOC’s Facebook here, sharing their Games experiences.
This year’s festivities have seen Olympians invite the public to join them in setting #OlympicDayGoals throughout June, setting challenges to be achieved by today, 23 June.
From Olympians learning instruments, juggling and attempting new athletic feats to school students setting reading, running and singing challenges, elite and community athletes alike joined in the spirit of the Olympic ideals.
Complementing that challenge, Olympian staff members from the NSW Institute of Sport have shared what it feels like to achieve their goals in the video below.
Mel Rippon, Bec Rippon, Katrina Powell, Brad McGee & Brent Livermore reveal just how important their Olympic experience was for them.
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