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A former rugby union player and the most successful captain in the history of Australian rugby. He played a major part in Australia’s victories at the Rugby World Cup twice.M
A professional basketball player of Croatian descent, center, who plays for the Golden State Warriors of NBA. From 2005 to 2012 he was Milwaukee Bucks player.M
A tennis player. She won the 2011 US Open singles title and was a finalist at the 2010 French Open. She was former no. 4 in WTA ranking.F
A former World No. 1 tennis player. He twice won the men's singles title at the US Open. He was elected to the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2006.M
A footballer playing as a winger. He mostly played in Premiership. In 2005 he won Champions League and in 2006 - FA Cup with Liverpool.M
A former racing driver who was Formula One champion in 1959, 1960 and 1966. He was a founder of the racing team and race car constructor that bore his name.M
A male swimmer. He has won five Olympic gold medals, the most won by any Australian, and with three gold and two silver medals, was the most successful athlete at 2000 Olympics.M
A motorcycle speedway rider. He is a three-time Speedway World Champion, a World Cup winner and a former World Under-21 Champion.M
A former professional road bicycle racer. He is a triple winner of the Tour de France's green jersey sprinters' classification.M
A former sprinter, who specialised in the metres event. She became Olympic champion for the women's 400 metres at the 2000 Summer Olympics, at which she lit the Olympic Flame.F
A basketball player, center. He was the first Australian to play in the NBA, where he played for eleven seasons. 3-time NBA champion with Chicago Bulls.M
A professional tennis player. He was the youngest male ever to be ranked no. 1, at the age of 20. He won two Grand Slams: US Open 2001 and Wimbledon 2002.M
A road bicycle racer. He has ridden TdF since 1998 and contended for the points classification in the Tour de France, finishing second in the 1998, 1999, 2001 and 2005 races.M
A Polish-born swimmer. Seven-time world champion (also in relay) and two-time Olympic champion from Sydney in relays.M
A swimmer. She won three gold medals at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing: 200m and 400m medley and one in 4x100m freestyle.F
A rugby union player. He was capped by the Wallabies 101 times, and held the world record for the most tries in test matches (64). He won World Cup in 1991.M
A tennis player. He is best known for his successful Doubles partnerships with Mark Woodforde and later Jonas Björkman. He won 16 Grand Slam men's doubles titles.M
A former Grand Prix motorcycle road racing World Champion, who won five consecutive 500 cc World Championships riding Repsol Honda.M
A female swimmer. At 2004 Olympics in Athens she won three gold medals - 100m butterfly and two in 4x100m relays.F
A female swimmer. First Australian swimmer to compete at four Olympic games. Three-gold medalist - one won in Athens and two in Beijing.F
A former swimmer most famous for winning the men's 1500 metres freestyle race at both the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney and the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens.M
A professional motorcycle racer. He is best known for being a two-time MotoGP World Champion, in 2007 and 2011.M
A former tennis player. His major succes was winning Wimbledon in 1987. In 1988 he was 4th in ATP ranking.M
A pole vaulter. His personal best is 6.06 m, making him the second highest pole vaulter in history. He is gold medalist from Olympics 2008 in Beijing.M
A Formula One driver. Till now he won 9 F1 races, all for Red Bull Racing. Twice he was 3rd in final classification in 2010 and 2011. M

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