Canadian show jumper Ian Millar holds the record for the most Olympic appearances by an athlete in any sport. When he competed at London 2012 at the age of 65 it was the tenth time he had competed in the Games since making his debut 30 years earlier at Munich 1972. He had won his only Olympic medal at Beijing 2008 when he was part of Canada’s team that took silver in the team jumping event. Millar won a gold medal in the Pan American Games team jumping event at Toronto 2015. He announced his retirement in 2019.
The Venue Development and Overlay Department (VDO) is responsible for the planning, design and operational delivery of temporary infrastructure for all competition/training venues and non-competition venues including the Commonwealth Games Athletes Villages. This includes the adaptation of new and existing venues and development of complete temporary venues. The Department provides design integration of venue requirements for all Birmingham 2022 operational departments and external partners, including host broadcast and security. Birmingham 2022 are looking for Overlay Managers to undertake the detailed planning, management and operational delivery of Games Overlay (temporary facilities and installations).
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