BEST OLYMPIC MOMENTS

As we countdown to the rescheduled Tokyo2020Games in July 2021, the Oceania National Olympic Committees (ONOC) in partnership with the Olympic Channel will bring you the best of our member NOC’s Olympic moments. Featuring this week (in alphabetical order) is Australia: “The best of Australia in Rio”

PARTICIPATION

FIRST APPEARANCE

1924

SUMMER
GAMES

27

WINTER
GAMES

19


AUSTRALIA

TOTAL ATHLETES

3579

YOUNGEST PARTICIPATING
ATHLETE

Ian Johnston (Rowing), who was 13 years old at the time and participated in the 1960 Summer Games in Roma, Italy.

TOTAL ATHLETES

240

YOUNGEST PARTICIPATING
ATHLETE

Aileen Shaw (Figure Skating), 14 years old at the time, participated in the 1960 Winter Games at Squaw Valley, USA.

OLDEST PARTICIPATING
ATHLETE

Mary Hanna (Equestrianism) who was 61 years old at the time, and participated in the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

OLDEST PARTICIPATING
ATHLETE

Colin Coates (Speed Skating), 41 years old at the time, participated in the 1988 Winter Games in Calgary, Canada.
As we countdown to the rescheduled Tokyo2020Games in July 2021, the Oceania National Olympic Committees (ONOC) in partnership with the Olympic Channel will bring you the best of our member NOC’s Olympic moments. Featuring this week (in alphabetical order) is American Samoa.

PARTICIPATION

FIRST APPEARANCE

1998

SUMMER
GAMES

9

WINTER
GAMES

1

AMERICAN

SAMOA

TOTAL ATHLETES

29

YOUNGEST PARTICIPATING
ATHLETE

Kuresa Tupua (Archery), who was 16 years old at the time, participated in the 2000 Summer Games in Sydney, Australia.

TOTAL ATHLETES

2

YOUNGEST PARTICIPATING
ATHLETE

Faauuga Muagututia (Bobsleigh), 35 years old at the time, participated in the 1994 Winter Games in Lillehammer, Norway.

OLDEST PARTICIPATING
ATHLETE

Fua Logo Tavui (Sailing), who was 43 years old at the time, participated in the 1996 Summer Games in Atlanta, USA.

OLDEST PARTICIPATING
ATHLETE

Brad Kiltz (Bobsleigh), 36 years old at the time, participated in the 1994 Winter Games in Lillehammer, Norway.
As we countdown to the rescheduled Tokyo2020Games in July 2021, the Oceania National Olympic Committees (ONOC) in partnership with the Olympic Channel will bring you the best of our member NOC’s Olympic moments. Featuring this week (in alphabetical order) is the Fiji Islands.

PARTICIPATION

FIRST APPEARANCE

1956

SUMMER
GAMES

14

WINTER
GAMES

3

FIJI

ISLANDS

TOTAL ATHLETES

169

YOUNGEST PARTICIPATING
ATHLETE

Sally Yee (Table Tennis), who was 15 years old at the time, and participated in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil.

TOTAL ATHLETES

3

YOUNGEST PARTICIPATING
ATHLETE

Laurence Thoms (Alpine Skiing), who was 22 years old at the time and participated in the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

OLDEST PARTICIPATING
ATHLETE

Glenn Kable (Shooting), who was 53 years old at the time and participated in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil.

OLDEST PARTICIPATING
ATHLETE

Rusiate Rogoyawa (Cross-country Skiing), who was 33 years old at the time and participated in the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway.
As we countdown to the rescheduled Tokyo2020Games in July 2021, the Oceania National Olympic Committees (ONOC) in partnership with the Olympic Channel will bring you the best of our member NOC’s Olympic moments. Featuring this week (in alphabetical order) is the Cook Islands.

PARTICIPATION

FIRST APPEARANCE

1988

SUMMER
GAMES

8

COOK

ISLANDS

TOTAL ATHLETES

30

YOUNGEST PARTICIPATING
ATHLETE

Teina Teiti (Athletics), who was 17 years old at the time, and participated in the 2000 Summer Games in Sydney, Australia.

OLDEST PARTICIPATING
ATHLETE

Sam Nunuke Pera (Weightlifting) who was 35 years old at the time, and participated in the 2004 Summer Games in Athens, Greece.

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