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Olympic gold medallist Natalie Cook set to play key role in Queensland’s sporting future
In joining the Queensland Academy of Sport as Executive Director of Elite Success and Partnerships, Australian professional beach volleyball player and Olympic gold medallist Natalie Cook OAM becomes the Athlete Ambassador for Queensland aiming to help inspire a new generation of elite athletes.
Queensland Minister for Sport Mick de Brenni congratulated Cook on her appointment noting “Nat is an Australian sports legend, whose achievements make us extremely proud, not only because of wins like the gold at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, but because of her unwavering commitment to promoting sport both here and overseas.
“Viewing sport as an important part of leading a healthy, active and fulfilling lifestyle is something Natalie and the Palaszczuk Government are extremely passionate about.
“Having worn the green and gold at five Olympic Games and built her own business, I can’t think of a better Queenslander to energise our elite athletes and inspire them to the podium at Tokyo in six months.”
Cook’s appointment complements a suite of measures that drive elite success in Activate! Queensland 2019-2029, the State’s first 10-year strategy to help make physical activity a way of life for more Queenslanders.
Minister de Brenni added “we’re investing $44.5 million over three years to deliver innovative high-performance programs to give our athletes a competitive edge, including upgrades to the Queensland Academy of Sport (QAS) gym that will make it the best in Australia.
”The Queensland Academy of Sport works on a global landscape strengthening relationships with the Australian Sports Commission, AOC and the Commonwealth Games Association as well as managing the Sport Performance Innovation and Knowledge Excellence Centre that facilitates applied research and strategic partnerships with universities and industry to achieve high performance outcomes."
27th July 2019 - Queensland Government reveals 10-year sport and recreation strategy
15th March 2019 - New Olympic Sports Centre opens in Shanghai satellite city
14th September 2018 - Elite athletes enlisted to inspire Queensland schools students
6th December 2017 - Global Elite Sports marks five years in industry recruitment
23rd June 2017 - Community and elite sport gets backing in South Australian budget
14th January 2017 - Mentoring program aids elite athletes
18th April 2016 - Heat training could enhance fitness among elite athletes
14th October 2015 - Melbourne set to host World Congress on Elite Sport Policy
5th August 2014 - Crosswhite calls for increased Federal funding for elite sport
19th October 2012 - New Christchurch training base important for elite athletes
12th November 2008 - Elite Athletes Begin Altitude Training at Falls Creek
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