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Legends of Australian Sport

The Sport Australia Hall of Fame introduced the Legend status to recognise those members who have distinguished themselves at the highest level and in doing so have offered inspiration and example to Australia. One Member is recognised each year. As of 2016, 38 Members have been recognised as "Legends of Australian sport". 

Download printable / PDF version here: 'Legends of Australian Sport' List

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M|N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z| All
Name Sport Year Inducted Info
Newcombe AO OBE, Mr John Tennis 1985
 
Team Award
Norman AO, Mr Greg Golf 1988
 
 
O'Neill OAM, Ms Susan Swimming 2002
 
 
Opperman OBE, Sir Hubert Cycling - Athlete & Administration 1985
 
 
Patrick OAM, Mr Vic Boxing 1986
 
 
Raper MBE , Mr John Rugby League 1985
 
Team Award
Rose AM, Mr Murray Swimming 1985
 
Team Award
Rosewall AM MBE, Mr Ken Tennis 1985
 
Team Award
Roycroft OBE, Mr Bill Equestrian 1985
 
Team Award
Sargeant OAM, Ms Anne Netball 1987
 
 
Sturrock MBE, Mr Alexander 'Jock' Sailing 1985
 
 
Thomson AO CBE, Mr Peter Golf 1985
 
Team Award
Whitten OAM, Mr E J 'Ted' Australian Rules (Football) 1985
 
 
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When considering the stature of an athlete or for that matter any person, I set great store in certain qualities which I believe to be essential in addition to skill. They are that the person conducts his of her life with dignity, with integrity, courage, and perhaps most of all, with modesty. These virtues are totally compatible with pride, ambition, and competitiveness.