Life Membership Nominations

In order to be considered for Life Membership, nominations must be received by Gymnastics Victoria no later than 45 days prior to the General Meeting at which they will be considered. For a copy of the Life Membership nomination form please click here. For a copy of the GV Life Membership Policy please click here.

Victorian Olympians

Victoria has a rich history in providing Olympians that have represented Australia. See below for a list of Victorian Olympians provided by the Australian Olympic Council.


Miller Larrissa 2016 Rio Gymnastics - Artistic
Bonora Georgia 2012 London Gymnastics - Artistic
Brennan Ashleigh 2012 London Gymnastics - Artistic
Miller Larrissa 2012 London Gymnastics - Artistic
Bonora Georgia 2008 Beijing Gymnastics - Artistic
Brennan Ashleigh 2008 Beijing Gymnastics - Artistic
Morgan Shona 2008 Beijing Gymnastics - Artistic
Blackmore Penelope 2004 Athens Gymnastics - Rhythmic
Moorhouse Stephanie 2004 Athens Gymnastics - Artistic
Nguyen Karen 2004 Athens Gymnastics - Artistic
Russo Monette 2004 Athens Gymnastics - Artistic
Cleland Melinda 2000 Sydney Gymnastics - Artistic
McIntosh Trudy 2000 Sydney Gymnastics - Artistic
Walker Brooke 2000 Sydney Gymnastics - Artistic
Cameron Joanna 1996 Atlanta Gymnastics - Artistic
Moro Lisa 1996 Atlanta Gymnastics - Artistic
Takahashi Kasumi 1996 Atlanta Gymnastics - Rhythmic
Agg Keri 1984 Los Angeles Gymnastics - Artistic
Lloyd  Peter  1976 Montreal Gymnastics - Artistic
Lloyd  Peter 1972 Munich Gymnastics - Artistic
Clarke Ian 1972 Munich Gymnastics - Artistic
Chessell Murray 1968 Mexico City Gymnastics - Artistic
Beitzel Valerie 1964 Tokyo Gymnastics - Artistic
Fletcher  Barbara  1964 Tokyo  Gymnastics - Artistic 
Norris-Buffham Valerie 1964 Tokyo Gymnastics - Artistic
Pyke Janice 1964 Tokyo Gymnastics - Artistic
Beitzel Valerie 1960 Rome Gymnastics - Artistic
Cunningham Barbara 1956 Melbourne Gymnastics - Artistic
Gourlay David 1956 Melbourne Gymnastics - Artistic
Grant (nee Nicholls)  Wendy 1956 Melbourne Gymnastics - Artistic
Lees John 1956 Melbourne Gymnastics - Artistic
Punton  Noel  1956 Melbourne  Gymnastics - Artistic 

 

Life Members of Gymnastics Victoria

Patron: Murray Chessell

Life Members (includes year became life member):

Mr. James (Jim) E Barry AM MBE - 1989
Mrs. Valerie Beitzel* - before 1973
Miss. Joan Caelli* - 1996
Mrs. Lee Caelli AM* - before 1973
Mr. Jack Carey* - before 1973
Mrs. Marie Carey  - before 1973
Mr. Murray Chessell - 2017
Mr. Ron Curtis* - before 1973
Mr Wilbur D. Curtis* - before 1973
Mrs. Helen Chamberlain - 2002
Mrs. Sue Cowdell - 2017
Mrs. Barbara Cunningham - 1991
Mr. William Davies* - before 1973
Mr. John Dorrington - 2018
Mr. Gordon Draper - 2003
Mrs. Joan Duquemin - 2002
Mr. August Frank* - before 1973
Mr. Graeme Heath* - 1988
Mr John Higgins - 2016
Mr. Jim Jack* - before 1973
Mr. Michael Johnson - 1998
Mr. Alf Lorbach* - before 1973
Dr. Don McIntosh - 2005
Mr. Herb Mills* - before 1973
Mrs. Toni Myers - 2003
Mr. Andrew Newman Morris - 1998
Mrs. Sally Newman Morris - 1998
Ms. Emaleigh Nimmervoll - 1998
Mrs. Shirley Reid - 1987
Mrs. Valerie Beitzel (nee Roberts)*
Ms. Julie Sarll - 2016
Mr. Ralf Schenk - 1984
Mrs. Jan Smart - 2004
Mrs. Carole Sussman* - 2002
Mr. Geoff Sussman - 2010
Mrs. Sue Synnot - 2018
Mr. George Tatai - 2004
Ms. Lisa Taylor - 1998
Mr. Frank Upfill - 2017
Mr. Adrian Wareham - 1998
Mr. David Wareham - 1998
Mrs. Marion Wareham - 1998
Mrs. Jill Wright - 2002

*Deceased

 

View the History of the Men's Artistic Gymnastics Champions here