Ask about Robert de Castella MBE OA
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Key Points
  • Robert de Castella was Australia’s number one marathon runner in the world in the 1980’s.
  • He’s the winner of two Commonwealth Games gold medals.
  • He was the Director of the AIS from 1990 to 1995.
  • He was Australian of the Year and awarded an MBE in 1983, inducted into the Australian Sporting Hall of Fame in 1986 and awarded the Australian Sports Medal in 2000.
  • Marathon running
  • Sports administration
  • Sports in Australia
  • Healthy, balanced lifestyles

“Excellent. A consummate professional and a tireless worker. Deek is a model example to us all. Rob was not only an inspiring and interesting speaker, he made it relevant to our conference/business and to the theme of the conference. We couldn't have had a better speaker for this event!”

“Rob spoke really well about his success and his key drivers. He gave it a context that fitted the business environment as well as the sporting environment.”

“Rob was a very good speaker and tied in our performance management theme beautifully.”
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