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Episode 34: Olympics Special

With just 14 days to go until the official start of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Visions is getting into the Olympic spirit.  We take a closer look at how the University of Melbourne will play a big role in Australia's fortunes at the Olympics, from athletes competing in sports as diverse as rowing, fencing and modern pentathalon, to staff helping keep the world's showjumpers' horses in peak condition. 

More information

For a full list of the University of Melbourne's 2008 Olympians, please go to http://uninews.unimelb.edu.au/articleid_5300.html.

For more info about Melbourne University Sport, please go to http://www.sports.unimelb.edu.au.

A list of academics available for comment on Olympic issues is also available at http://uninews.unimelb.edu.au/articleid_5304.html.

Credits

Produced by David Scott
Camera by Clive Banfield
Editing by Rob Cross
2007 World Cup Rowing event footage provided from Premier Media Group with permission from FISA and Rowing Australia.
With thanks to Caroline Hill @ Premier Media Group, Angela Darby, Kim Crow and Amber Parkinson.  
Special thanks to Melbourne University Sport.