Saturday, August 25, 2012

Olympic Welcome Home Parade, Brisbane

Hi all

On Friday 24 August 2012 I was lucky enough to be able to attend the Brisbane Welcome Home Parade for Australian Olympic Athletes who attended the London 2012 Olympics. Here are some pics:

Welcome home to Aussie Olympic Athletes; Queen Street Mall,City, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia; 24 August 2012. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com. (Camera 2) - Aussie Fans.

2012 Australian Olympic Hurdles Gold Medallist Sally Pearson
2012 Australian Olympic Hurdles Gold Medallist Sally Pearson - Welcome home to Aussie Olympic Athletes; Queen Street Mall,City, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia; 24 August 2012. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com. (Camera 1) - Signing Autographs.

Boomers Basketball Point Guard Adam Gibson
Boomers Basketball Point Guard Adam Gibson - Welcome home to Aussie Olympic Athletes; Queen Street Mall,City, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia; 24 August 2012. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com. (Camera 1)

Beach Volleyball Player and five-time Olympian Natalie Cook
Beach Volleyballer Natalie Cook - Welcome home to Aussie Olympic Athletes; Queen Street Mall,City, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia; 24 August 2012. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com. (Camera 1)

The Silver Fox: Australian Kayaking Silver Medallist Jessica Fox


The funniest part was seeing / hearing legendary 'Occer' Aussie Coach Laurie Lawrence racing up the Mall with his arm around swimmer Stephanie Rice, yelling: "Eat your heart out boys!"....


Australian London 2012 Cycling Women's Sprint Gold Medallist, Anna Meares (who also took bronze in the Women's Team Sprint) - here with baby holding duties...
Australian London 2012 Cycling Women's Sprint Gold Medallist, Anna Meares (who also took bronze in the WomenÕs Team Sprint) - Welcome home to Aussie Olympic Athletes; Queen Street Mall,City, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia; 24 August 2012. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com. (Camera 1)

Popular Aussie Swimmer Libby Trickett
Libby Trickett - Welcome home to Aussie Olympic Athletes; Queen Street Mall,City, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia; 24 August 2012. Photos by Des Thureson - http://disci.smugmug.com. (Camera 1)

Here's my Smugmug photo gallery on the 2012 Brisbane Olympic Welcome Home Parade for Australian London 2012 Olympic Athletes.

Thanks for looking.

Regards

Des