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YOG athletes receive a special visit for Olympic Day

24 June 2019

OLYMPIC DAY 2019: While Olympic Day is only one day a year, the spirit of the Games has extended well beyond June 23 this year.

Olympians have been visiting the schools of the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Team, to honour the young athletes’ achievement and present their school with an Olympic Flag.

A momentous occasion for the YOG athlete, students at the schools have had the chance to congratulate their YOG schoolmate, while meet an Aussie Olympian and hear their inspirational stories.

Here are just a handful of the schools who felt the spirit of the Olympic Games over the past week leading into Olympic Day

Sara-rose Smith With Alicia Couts at Lake Ginnenderra College

Alicia Coutts (Swimming) with 2018 Youth Olympian, Sara-Rose Smith (Basketball) at Lake Ginnenderra College.

 

Rachel Sporn (Basketball) with 2018 Youth Olympian, Matthew Carter (Diving), at Pembroke school.

 

Tessa Wallace with Kaylee McKeown at Pacific Lutheran College

Tessa Wallace (Swimming) with 2018 Youth Olympian, Kaylee McKeown (Swimming), at Pacific Lutheran College.

 

Julie McDonald with Jett Gaffney at Rochedale State High School

Julie McDonald (Swimming) with 2018 Youth Olympian, Jett Gaffney (Weightlifting), at Rochedale State High School.

 

Peter Crawford with Alexandra Fowler at St Margret Mary's College, Townsville.

Peter Crawford (Basketball) with 2018 Youth Olympian, Alexandra Fowler (Basketball), at St Margret Mary's College, Townsville.

 

Nathan Katz with Keegan Bell at The Hills Sports High School

Nathan Katz (Judo) with 2018 Youth Olympian, Keegan Bell (Athletics), at The Hills Sports High School

 

Belinda Barnes with Luke Young at Toronto High School

Belinda Barnes (Softball) with 2018 Youth Olympian, Luke Young (Athletics), at Toronto High School.

 

Suzy Cory With Grace Kim at Meriden Anglican School

Suzy Corry (Shooting) with 2018 Youth Olympian, Evie Haseldine (Sailing), at Meriden Anglican School

 

Tom Laurich with Stuart Swinburn and Will Cooley at Waverly College

Will Laurich (Rowing) with 2018 Youth Olympians, Stuart Swinburn (Swimming) and Will Cooley (Sailing), at Waverly College.

 

Olia Burtaev with Michaela Ryan at St Peters Lutheran College

Olia Burtaev (Synchronised Swimming), with 2018 Youth Olympian, Michaela Ryan (Swimming), at St Peters Lutheran College.

 

 

Annabelle Smith with Sara-Rose Smith at Wesley College

Annabelle Smith (Diver) with 2018 Youth Olympian, Sara-Rose Smith (Basketball), at Wesley College.

 

Tessa Parkinson with Jolie Sertorio at St Hilda's Anglican School for girls.

Tessa Parkinson (Sailing) with 2018 Youth Olympian, Jolie Sertorio (Hockey) at St Hilda's Anglican School for Girls.

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