Our dedicated Olympic medal winners

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 17: (Editors Note: Digital filters were used in this part black and white conversion) Australian athelete Jared Tallent receives his Olympic gold medal at the Old Treasury Building on June 17, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia. Tallent today received his gold medal for the 50km Walk at the London 2012 Olympic Games after Russian race winner Sergey Kirdyapkin was stripped of the medal for testing positive to banned substances. (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

All the outstanding performances by Melbourne Grammar Olympians throughout the history of the Games are worthy of celebration. The sportspeople below include some with World Championships to their names. All can claim their place as being among the best of the best. 

Edwin Flack (OM 1890)Athletics, 800m • 1500m1896 AthensGold (800m & 1500m)
Tennis1896 AthensBronze (Doubles)
John Campbell (OM 1918)Rowing, Men’s Eight1920 AntwerpSilver
Fred Woodhouse (OM 1929)Athletics, Pole Vault1936 British Empire GamesBronze
Lachlan Dreher (OM 1984)Hockey1992 BarcelonaSilver
Hockey1996 AtlantaBronze
Hockey2000 SydneyBronze
Ben Dodwell (OM 1989)Rowing, Coxless Four2000 SydneyBronze
Tom King (OM 1990)Yachting, 470 Class2000 SydneyGold
Danni Roche (OM 1987)Hockey1996 AtlantaGold
David Crawshay (OM 1997)Rowing, Double Scull2008 BeijingGold
Karsten Forsterling (OM 1997)Rowing, Quadruple Scull2012 LondonBronze
Rowing, Quadruple Scull2016 RioSilver
Jessica MorrisonRowing, Women’s Four2020 TokyoGold