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Several NSWIS athletes have been recognised for their outstanding achievements in sport by being named in the list of Australia’s top 100 sportswomen of all time.? ?Current NSWIS athletes named in the list include London paralympians Jacqueline Freney, Maddison Elliott and Jayme Richardson-Paris, while reigning Olympic snowboard champion Torah Bright also received recognition for her outstanding achievements.?? NSWIS Board member Liz Ellis and members of the NSWIS Most Outstanding, Louise Sauvage and Alyson Annan, were also named on the list at number 12, 15 and 25, respectively.? ?The Sydney 2000 Olympic gold medal winning women’s hockey team featuring Annan, former NSWIS athlete Julie Towers and current NSWIS Women’s Hockey Program head coach Katrina Powell was named Team of the Century.

By NSWIS News – www.nswis.com.au.


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