UQ Athletes at the 2014 Sochi Winter and the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games will be featured on this page soon. Currently, their profiles are featured in the "Olympians from UQ" section.

 Nik Bojic, 2015 HIST3003 Olympic Movement and Society Student has nearly qualified for 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Bojic has until the 11th of July 2016 to achieve the qualifiying height for the Mens High Jump of 2.29 metres.

"My current PB is only 1cm below the qualifying standard, so I know that its within reach and I am very capable of it," Bojic said.

"But in saying that, it's gonna take a lot of hard work, dedication and patience over the next 12 months."

Bojic represented Australia at last years Commonwealth Games, making the final and clearing a height of 2.21 metres.

Alex Baumann is a two-time Olympic Gold Medallist, representing Canada at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles.  He is also a former student of the University of Queensland.

                                                         Source: The Globe and Mail, 30th July, 2015