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Congratulation Rachel

Congratulations to one of our National Team Members Rachel Presser who received the Pierre De Coubertin award.

The Pierre de Coubertin Award recognises secondary school students who demonstrate values which are consistent with the Olympic Movement through participation in sporting activities.

More than 15,500 young Australians have received the Award since its inception in 1993 including 2016 Rio Olympic Gold Medallists Kim Brennan (Rowing) and Evania Pelite (Rugby 7’s), Bronze Medallists Cameron McEvoy (Swimming), Jessica Fox (Canoe/Kayak – Slalom) and Olympians Alana Boyd (Athletics), Bronte Barratt (Swimming), Scott Bowden (Cycling), Alicia Coutts (Swimming), Amy Cure (Cycling), Cedric Dubler (Athletics), Brittany Elmslie (Swimming), Bianca Hammett (Synchronised Swimming), Sally Kehoe (Rowing) and Cristina Sheehan (Synchronised Swimming).

Each year, secondary school teachers are invited to nominate one recipient for the Pierre de Coubertin Award from year 10, 11 or 12.