Cathy Freeman

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In History
  • Cathy Freeman was born.

    She was born in Slade Point, Mackay, Queensland.
  • Awarded "Young Australian of the Year".

  • The first Aborigine to win a gold medal at an international athletics event.

  • The first Aborigine to represent Australia at the Olympic Games.

    The first Indigenous Australian to represent Australia at the Olympic Games
  • Awarded "Australian of the Year".

  • The first Aborigine to light the Olympic flame.

  • Cathy Freeman anounces her retirement from competitive running.

  • Cathy Freeman Foundation.

    Cathy now spends her time making a DIFFERENCE to others through the Cathy Freeman Foundation.