Cathy Freeman

Cathy Freeman

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Catherine Astrid Salome Freeman, OAM (known as Cathy Freeman) (born 16 February 1973) is an Australian Aboriginal sprinter who specialised in the 400 metres event. She became the Olympic champion for the women's 400 metres at the 2000 Summer Olympics, at which she lit the Olympic Flame. Freeman was born in Slade Point, Mackay, Queensland, where the local athletics track is now named after her. Freeman began athletics at an early age. Her first coach was her stepfather, Bruce Barber. By her early teens she had a collection of regional and national titles, having competed in the 100 metres, 200 metres and high jumped.show more

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  • Paperback | 18 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 1mm | 41g
  • Loc Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135768557
  • 9786135768558