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8th Oct 2013

MEDIA RELEASE - Dawn Fraser and John Bertrand induct nations best

 

Dawn Fraser and John Bertrand induct nations best

Don Award and Legend to be unveiled

 

Australian sport’s night of nights, The 29th Sport Australia Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Gala Dinner, will be held in Melbourne this Thursday night, 10th October.

 

Media activities for the event are as follows:

 

National Sports Museum Induction – Thursday 2:30pm at the MCG

The Sport Australia Hall of Fame Green carpet – from 5:30pm Thursday at Crown

 

National Sports Museum

 

Join Australian swimming Legend Dawn Fraser AO MBE and sailing great John Bertrand AM at the National Sports Museum.

 

Fraser, the first ever female Inductee who was elevated to Legend status in 1993 and Bertrand, the Chairman of The Sport Australia Hall of Fame, will present the Inductees with their official pins and invite them to unveil their individual plaques in The Sport Australia Hall of Fame “Spirit of Sport” exhibit at the National Sports Museum.

 

It will be the first time all seven Inductees will be available together in the lead up to The Sport Australia Hall of Fame Annual Induction and Awards Gala Dinner, proudly presented by Etihad Airways, later that evening at Crown Melbourne.

 

THE SPORT AUSTRALIA HALL OF FAME – MEDIA ACTIVITY

What:

The formal induction and plaque unveiling of

2013 Inductees of The Sport Australia Hall of Fame

Date:

Thursday, 10 October 2013

Time:

2:45pm sharp - Group photo/vision opportunities

3:00pm – Induction presentation and plaque unveiling

3:20pm - Individual media opportunities

Where:

National Sports Museum

Gate 3, Olympic Stand, Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)

Who:

  • Dawn Fraser AO MBE – Australian swimming Legend and first female Inductee into The Sport Australia Hall of Fame.
  • John Bertrand AM – The Sport Australia Hall of Fame Chairman and Member.
  • Six previously announced 2013 Inductees:
  • Clint Robinson OAM (Canoeing & Surf Lifesaving)
  • Ron Coote AM (Rugby League)
  • Graeme Lloyd (Baseball)
  • Stan ‘The Man’ Longinidis (Kickboxing)
  • Victor Kovalenko OAM (Sailing - coaching)
  • Albert ‘Ted’ Harris AC (Sports Administration)

 

  • The seventh and final 2013 Inductee – revealed at activity.

 

The final Inductee will be revealed at the media activity this Thursday.

 

The Sport Australia Hall of Fame Green carpet – from 5:30pm Thursday at Crown

 

Media are welcome to attend the arrivals of the Legends of Australian sport for the 2013 Annual Induction and Awards Gala dinner.

 

THE SPORT AUSTRALIA HALL OF FAME

Annual Induction and Awards Gala Dinner

What:

Australia’s most prestigious sporting awards ceremony

Date:

Thursday, 10 October 2013

Time:

5:45pm     Green Carpet

7:00pm     Gala Dinner commences

8:20pm     Induction Ceremony

9:40pm     ‘Spirit of Sport’ Award announcement

9:50pm     Don Award announcement

10:45pm   2013 Legend announcement

Where:

Palladium at Crown

Who:

Australian sports royalty, including;

  • Sport Australia Hall of Fame Legends; Catherine Freeman OAM, Dawn Fraser AO, John Landy AC, Marjorie Nelson Jackson AC, Susan O’Neill OAM, John Raper MBE and Ken Rosewall AM.
  • 85 Sport Australia Hall of Fame Members including; Steven Bradbury OAM, Adam Gilchrist AM, Trevor Hendy AM, Grant Hackett OAM, Bruce McAvaney OAM, Lindsay Gaze OAM, Mick Doohan AM, James Tomkins OAM and John Eales AM.
  • 2013 Sport Australia Hall of Fame Inductees
  • 2013 “The Don” Award finalists including Kimberley Crow Jess Fox and Cate Campbell.

 

TV crew wishing to co-ordinate live crosses pre event please contact Michelle Cook on the number below.

 

There will be no news feed from the event.

 

- ENDS –

For further information and general enquiries please contact The Sport Australia Hall of Fame office on (03) 9510 2066 

For all media enquiries please contact Samantha Culbert from our media team on 0409 989 409

 

 


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