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Australia’s uniform revealed for Paris Olympics opening ceremony

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Tilly Kearns and other Olympic athletes wear the Australian uniform for the Paris Olympics.

Australia’s Olympians now know what they will wear when they parade to the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in July.

The formal ensembles were unveiled today, putting added pressure on this year’s editions, which will be showcased at the global fashion center in Paris.

The new outfits were modeled by rising athletics sensation Torrie Lewis, Matildas forward Michelle Heyman, water polo star Tilly Kearns, Tokyo volleyball silver medalist Mariafe Artacho del Solar, champion gymnast Georgia Godwin, sprinter canoe Tom Green, rugby sevens captain Nick Malouf, men’s water polo co-captain Blake Edwards and Australia’s first Olympic breaking athlete, Jeff Dunne.

The green blazers, double-breasted for women and single-breasted for men, will have the oath of Australian Olympians on the inside pocket of the jacket.

Australian Olympic athletes can wear a T-shirt or tank top, with green and gold trim, under their blazers, and can choose between chinos or a green and gold pleated skirt.

Water polo star Tilly Kearns was among nine athletes who modeled the outfits for the opening ceremony in Paris.(Getty Images: Matt King)

Men will wear shorts and a t-shirt.

Featured are Indigenous artwork Walking Together by Olympic boxer Paul Fleming and Ngalmun Danalaig (Our Way of Life) by Torres Strait Island artist David Bosun.

“I have had the honor of receiving four Australian Olympic Team ceremonial uniforms and I treasure each one of them. For Olympic athletes, it unites us, from different sports, backgrounds and experiences, uniting us with pride through that team uniform,” said Head of Mission Anna. Meares: The cyclist’s name emblazoned along with 300 other Summer Olympic gold medalists across the jacket lining.

“It creates a connection and a sense of belonging to the proud history of the Australian Olympic team. Our Olympic experience begins and Olympians continue to shine proudly at events after the Games, long beyond our days as elite athletes. It is a uniform that is treasured.” and the quality, comfort and feel bring pride and confidence to us all.

“I love that the Olympic Athlete Oath is placed inside, at heart level, with the support of all of Australia’s Olympic champions throughout history enveloping each member of our Paris team. “.

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