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Legends of Australian Sport

The annual elevation of a Sport Australia Hall of Fame Member/s to Legend status within the Sport Australia Hall of Fame is the most prestigious sporting honour that can be bestowed on an Australian.

Elevation provides the opportunity to celebrate and honour a Member who has distinguished themselves at the absolute highest level and whose achievements are considered part of Australian folklore. Importantly, this public recognition provides the opportunity to re-tell their remarkable story and inspire a whole new generation of Australians. Since 1993, 47 Members have been elevated to Legend status and are now officially recognised as a Legend of Australian Sport.

Sport Australia Hall of Fame Members must be 15 years retired before being considered for elevation to Legend of Australian Sport.

The annual elevation of Legend/s is voted by the Sport Australia Hall of Fame Board based on recommendations by the Selection Committee.

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