• Australia's great sporting moments of the decade 2000-09

Steve Bradbury wins Winter Olympic gold, Feb 16 2002

After relying on the competition to slip over in his semi to even qualify for the final, Steven Bradbury used the same tactic in the 1000m speed skating final when all his fellow competitors fell allowing Bradbury to coast in to victory and Australia's first Winter Olympic gold medal.

Photo by Gary Prior/Getty Images Dec 2, 2009

Australia's great sporting moments of the decade 2000-09

Take a look back through some of Australia's great achievements of the last 10 years