60 Athletes are representing Australia in Sochi Olympics

2014-02-06 22:38:46 | Al Muslim News
60 Athletes are representing Australia in Sochi Olympics


The Minister for Sport Peter Dutton has congratulated the 60 athletes who are representing Australia at the Winter Olympics in Sochi. Mr Dutton attended the team welcome ceremony and reception in Sochi overnight Australian time. He said it was pleasing that Australia was represented by its biggest-ever Winter Games team in Sochi with the athletes competing in 10 different sports. “I congratulate each competitor for their dedication, commitment and skills to make it to the pinnacle of their sport,” he said. “On behalf of all Australians I wish all of our athletes the best of luck in Sochi as they represent their country. The Federal Government, through the Australian Sports Commission (ASC), has allocated almost $2.7 million to support winter sports in 2013-14..

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