Camplin gets the flagAustralian ski team member Alisa Camplin makes a speech on stage after being announced as the flag bearer at the team's welcome reception party prior to the Turin 2006 Winter Olympic Games on February 9, 2006 in Turin, Italy.
Sam Riley in the 1996 UniformSam Riley models the Atlanta 1996 Opening Ceremony uniform.
Muhammad Ali in Atlanta 1996Muhammad Ali holds the torch before lighting the Olympic Flame during the Opening Ceremony of the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games in Atlanta.
Atlanta 1996 fireworksA general view of the festivities going on during the Opening Ceremony of the 1996 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia.
Atlanta 1996 Opening CeremonyThe Australian Olympic Team marching in for the 1996 Olympic Games Atlanta Opening Ceremony.
Oarsome Foursome(R-L) James Tomkins, Nick Green, Michael McKay, Drew Ginn celebrate winning gold as part of the coxless four team at the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia.
O'Neill swamped by alumniOlympic champion Susie O'Neill is swamped by her alumni at Lourdes College on Olympic Day.
Madame Butterfly returns to schoolOlympic champion Susie O'Neill returned to her old high school, Lourdes College, to talk about the postive impact sport has had on her life for Olympic Day.
American GoldOlympic gold medalist Kieren Perkins poses with his medal during the 1996 Olympic Games held in Atlanta, USA. Perkins won gold in the Men's 1500m Freestyle. One of the world's best-ever long-distance swimmers, he won two Olympic gold medals in 1992
James Tomkins: sportsmanshipWhy is sportsmanship important for elite athletes?
James Tomkins: respectWhat are some of the ways you show respect in life?
James Tomkins: prideWhy is pride important in life?
James Tomkins: individual responsibilityHow does individual responsibility relate to being a role model for young Australians?
James Tomkins: express yourselfHow do you express yourself?
James Tomkins: express yourselfHow can self express help to overcome a challenging situation?
Edging out SloveniaAustralia's Drew Ginn, James Tomkins, Nicholas Green and Michael McKay just ahead of Slovenia in the men's coxless four. Australia won the heat to advance into the semifinals and then the final to take the gold.
Double TroubleMark Woodforde and Todd Woodbridge of Australia celebrate their doubles win in the semifinal against The Netherlands 6-2, 5-7,18-16 to take the gold in the men's doubles.
Aussie SmilesAustralia's Samantha Riley smiles with her bronze-medal win in the 100m butterfly.
Double Trap GoldAustralian shooter Russell Mark is the gold medalist in the men's double trap shooting.
Ready.... Aim....GOLD!Australian shooter Russell Mark takes aim to fire moving closer to his gold medal win in the men's double trap shootin.
Russian GoldRussian swimmer Aleksandr Popov celebrates his gold medal win in the men's 100m freestyle.
Australia's 1, 2 FinishFirst and second place, Australia's Kieren Perkins celebrates with teammate Daniel Kowalski after winning gold in the men's 1,500m freestyle. Kowalski won the silver medal.
France's Golden DoubleFrench hero Marie Jose Perec wins the womens 200m from Jamaican favourite Merlene Ottey. Perec won the 400m earlier in the Games to win the double.
Burning FlameThe Olympic flame burns above the Olympic Stadium during the Opening Ceremony.
Ali Lights UpAmerican boxing legend, Muhammad Ali holds the torch before lighting the Olympic flame during the Opening Ceremony.
Bronzed MedleyThe Australian men's 4x100m medley relay team wave to the crowds after receiving their bronze medals. They are (left to right) Phil Rogers, Scott Miller, Steven Dewick and Michael Klim.
1500m DominanceKieren Perkins of Australia touches the edge first and celebrates his gold medal win in the men's 1500m freestyle final.
Volleyball's Olympic DebutBeach volley features as an Olympic sport for the first time in Atlanta. Here Australia's Kerri Pottharst is in action in the women's beach volleyball where her and partner Natalie Cook finish third place for the bronze medal in the pairs competition
Record Breaking JohnsonMichael Johnson of the USA celebrates after winning the 200 meters in a new world record time of 19.32s. Johnson was the first man to win ever win the 200m-400m double at the Olympics.
Hockeyroo's Goal CelebrationThe Australian women's hockey team celebrates a goal during the first preliminary match against Spain where they won 4-0. Australia continued to the final and won the gold medal when they defeated Korea 3-1.
3-Days Worth of GoldThe Australian 3-day equestrian jumping team standing on the podium after receiving their gold medals. They are (from left) Andrew Hoy, Gillian Rolton, Phillip Dutton and Wendy Schaeffer.
Freeman Run OutCathy Freeman of Australia in action in the women's 200m. Freeman was run out in the semi-finals after winning silver in the 400m.
Screaming for Silver Three of the Australian women's 4 x 100m medley relay team cheer on the fourth leg swimmer to silver medal. The team consisted of Helen Denman, Angela Kennedy, Susie O'Neill and Sarah Ryan.
Australia Trumps CubaAn Australian victory over Cuba in an Olympic basketball match with a final score of 75-63. Australia went on to win the bronze medal in a match against the Ukraine winning 66-56.
Bronze PursuitThe Australian men's 4000m pursuit cycling team competing in the semifinals against Russia. Australia were defeated and finished in third place for the bronze medal.
Pipped at the PostThe finish of the women's 400m final with Marie Jose Perec from France winning the gold medal and Cathy Freeman from Australia winning the silver medal.
Golden NuggetsThis is a series which features Australian gold medal winners in the summer Olympic Games from Athens in 1896 through to the Beijing Games in 2008. The series was written and narrated by veteran Olympic broadcaster, Norman May.