That was the 1920 Games in Antwerp when Australia and New Zealand first competed as separate nations.
The sports that Australia did not compete in at the 2008 Summer Olympics were handball and baseball.
61 athletes from Australia will compete at the 2014 Winter Olympics at Sochi, Russia.
Australia has sent athletes to every Summer Olympics since the modern games began in 1896. Australia and New Zealand combined athletes to compete under the name Australasia in 1908 and 1912.
Australasia has been used as a name for combined Australia/New Zealand sporting teams. ExamplesTennis between 1905 and 1915,when New Zealand and Australia combined to compete in the Davis Cup international tournament.Olympic Games of 1908 and 1912.
australia competed in the olympics in 1996
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That was the 1896 Games in Athens.
No she was not one of the Athletes sent to the Olympics for Australia Swimming Events
Some 185 athletes will represent New Zealand on the world stage.
That was the 1956 Games in Melbourne.
Asian, Europe, Africa, Australia, and America.
Les athletes that compete in the olympics means less medals earned for the country or continent.
New Zealand won 1 gold medal in the 36 Olympics in Berlin, won by Jack Lovelock, in 1500m track. New Zealand did not compete in the 36 Winter Games.
No or the 2008 Olympics. He is now a coach. Taylor Worth and Elisa Barnard competed for Australia in 2012 Olympics
Hi, Paul Narracott became the first Australian to compete at both the Summer and Winter Olympics: he had competed in the 1984 Summer Olympics in athletics, and participated in bobsleigh in 1992. Hope it helps!
The countries that compete in modern day Olympics are U.S.A, U.K, Australia, Jamaica, Venezuela, Trinidad, Barbados, St. Kitts & The Grenadines, etc
Edwin Flak was from Victoria, a British colony that became a part of Australia. He was living in London at the time of the Olympics and was the only Australian to compete in Athens in 1896.
New zealand first participated at the olympic Games in 1980, and has sent the althetes to compete in every summer Olympic GAmes since then.
0 ... New Zealand did not send any athletes to compete in gymnastics at the 2008 Games in Beijing.
The 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver were New Zealand skeleton racer Tionette Stoddard's first Olympics. She finished 14th.
433 athletes will represent Australia at the 2008 Summer Olympics. Click on the 'Australian Athlete Bios' link below to read about them, sorted by the sport they will compete in.