Olympic Inspired Names
All eyes will be on London in July 2012 for the Olympic Games.
Be inspired by the courage and determination of the sportsmen and
women at the peak of physical performance, or from the tradition
and origins of this spectacular event.
Florence (Florence Griffith-Joyner, US sprinter, "fastest woman
of all time")
Nadia (Nadia Comâneci, Romanian gymnast, the first female
gymnast to score a perfect 10)
Beatrice (Beatrice Faumauina, represented NZ in discus at three
Caroline (nee. Evers-Swindell, rower, NZ's first double
gold medallist along with her sister)
Georgina (nee. Evers-Swindell, rower, NZ's first female
double gold medallist)
Jesse (Jesse Owens, winner of four gold track and field
gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympics)
Mahé (Mahé Drysdal, NZ's five-time World Champion rower and
winner of Bronze at the 2008 Olympics - inspite of a severe stomach
illness, and Gold in 2012!