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2017 Pierre de Coubertin Awards

The Pierre de Coubertin Award recognises secondary school students who demonstrate values which are consistent with the Olympic Movement through participation in sporting activities.

​2017 Pierre de Coubertin Awards


School Nomination Information 
  • Students will be assessed and nominated by their school by the specified closing date as identified by the SOC.
  • Schools are encouraged to conduct an internal awards process to determine their nominee.
  • Only one nomination will be accepted from each school in any one year.
  • Special nominations for students with disabilities or students who are isolated will be considered by the Awards Committee.
      Selection Criteria and Guidelines
      The Award recipient must:
  • Be enrolled in years 10, 11 or 12 and not have received the Award on a previous occasion;
  • Have participated actively in the school physical education program with a consistently positive attitude; and 
  • Demonstrate the attributes consistent with the fundamental aims of the Olympic movement.
At some stage throughout years 7-12, the selected student must have represented the
school in:  
  • At least one sport on the current Olympic program; and
  • Participated in at least two other sports (individual or team).
         For further information on the award and how to nominate go to:
       Summer Sports for Olympic qualifying:
      Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Beach Volleyball, Boxing, Canoe Slalom, Canoe Sprint, Cycling BMX, Cycling Mountain Bike, Cycling Road, Cycling Track, Diving, Equestrian/Dressage, Equestrian Eventing, Equestrian Jumping, Fencing, Football, Golf, Gymnastics Artistic, Gymnastics Rhythmic, Handball, Hockey, Judo, Marathon Swimming, Modern Pentathlon, Rowing, Rugby, Sailing, Shooting, Swimming, Synchronized Swimming, Table Tennis, Trampoline, Triathlon, Volleyball, Water Polo, Weight Lifting Wrestling Freestyle, Wrestling Greco-Roman.