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The golden girls: Jodie Henry, Lisbeth 'Libby' Trickett (née Lenton), Giaan Rooney, Alice Mills, Brooke Hanson, Leisel Jones

2004
Robin Sellick

type C photograph on paper (sheet: 74.3 cm x 61.0 cm, image: 61.0 cm x 50.0 cm)

Some of the Australian women who won gold medals for swimming at the 2004 Athens Olympics posed after the Games for Robin Sellick. Jodie Henry OAM (b.1983) won the 100m freestyle. Lisbeth 'Libby' Trickett OAM (née Lenton, b.1985), Alice Mills OAM (b.1986) and Jodie Henry were part of the 4 x 100m free style relay gold medal-winning team. Brooke Hanson OAM (b.1978), Leisel Jones OAM (b.1985), Giaan Rooney OAM (b.1982), Jodie Henry and Alice Mills were part of the 4 x 100m medley relay gold medal-winning team. Of the women shown, at the 2008 Beijing Olympics Trickett won two gold medals, a silver and a bronze, Jones won two gold medals and a silver, and Mills won a bronze.

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2005
© Robin Sellick

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Artist and subject

Robin Sellick (age 37 in 2004)

Jodie Henry OAM (age 21 in 2004)

Lisbeth Trickett OAM (age 19 in 2004)

Giaan Rooney OAM (age 22 in 2004)

Brooke Hanson OAM (age 26 in 2004)

Leisel Jones OAM (age 19 in 2004)

Alice Mills (age 18 in 2004)

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On one level The Companion talks about the most famous and frontline Australians, but on another it tells us about ourselves: who we read, who we watch, who we listen to, who we cheer for, who we aspire to be, and who we'll never forget. The Companion is available to buy online and in the Portrait Gallery Store.

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