Anne Sargeant represented Australian Netball from 1978 to 1988, captaining the Australian Netball Team for six years. She has participated in three World Netball Championships (held every four years), winning twice in 1979 and 1983.
Perhaps one of the greatest ambassadors for sport this country has known, Anne has continued to channel her many talents into sport and the media.
Anne's past representations have included the Australian Sports Commission, the NSW Australia Day Council, Children's Week, Board Member - McDonald's, School Sport 2000 Committee and Patron of the 1994 Year of the Coach.
Her talents as a public speaker are highly respected and resulted in Anne being awarded the 1992 Communicator of the Year Award by the Public Relations Institute of Australia.
In 2004, Anne was named Sydney's Greatest Ever Netballer; in 2006, she was listed in Australia's 101 Best Sports Stars of our Time; and in 2008 she was named the first inductee into the Netball Australia Hall of Fame, having already been inducted into the NSW, Netball NSW and Sports Australia Halls of Fame.
In October, 2010 Anne called the netball at the Delhi Commonwealth games for Foxtel. In 2011 she worked on ABC Grandstand Sport's live ANZ Netball coverage and most recently called the World Netball Championships for ESPN, calling the Australian Diamonds to their 10th ever World Title victory.
Anne continues to run Anne Sargeant Netball Clinics, a community based program directed at coaching junior netballers, and is a National Selector for the Australian Diamonds.
Anne is also patron of Manly Warringah Netball and still highly involved in many voluntary aspects of the game.
Anne Sargeant travels from New South Wales Australia
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