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A summary of recent sporting achievements by students and Old Melburnians.

Rowing success

Congratulations to our rowers - past and present - on their continued success.

Family and community drive Geelong star’s success

Geelong full-forward Tom Hawkins knows success comes in many forms, and that behind each achievement is the effort of a whole community.

A Paralympian’s insights on perseverance

After trying numerous options at Melbourne Grammar, Paralympian James Millar decided skiing would be his sport, and went on to represent his country.

Congratulations to our Winter Olympians

Three Old Melburnians represented Australia at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics.

The passion and persistence of our fifth Gold Medallist

“My Olympic dream came to life at Grimwade,” says Jessica Morrison, who has faced multiple setbacks on her path to a Gold Medal.

Good luck!

We hope you enjoy these messages of support for our Old Melburnian 2021 Olympians created by Grimwade House students. For Jessica For Tim For Henry

Recognising our community of world champions

We celebrate the numerous Old Melburnians who have reached world championship status outside the Olympic Games.

Old Melburnian footballers close out the 1956 Olympic Games

At the 1956 Games, thousands saw the Olympic rings displayed on Australian Rules football players’ uniforms as part of a historic demonstration match.

A man of principle meets Olympic controversy

When Olympic organisers bent the rules for selection in 1936, one Old Melburnian decided to speak up.