Quotes by Cathy Freeman

About Cathy Freeman:

Catherine Astrid Salome "Cathy" Freeman is a former Australian sprinter, who specialised in the 400 metres event. Her personal best of 48.63 currently ranks her as the sixth fastest woman of all time, set while finishing second to Marie-Jose Perec's number three time at the 1996 Olympics. She became the Olympic champion for the women's 400 metres at the 2000 Summer Olympics, at which she lit the Olympic Flame.

Author Bio

  • NameCathy Freeman
  • DescriptionAustralian short-distance runner
  • BornFebruary 16, 1973
  • CountryAustralia
  • ProfessionSprinter
  • AwardsMedal Of The Order Of Australia; Olympic Order; Australian Sports Medal; Centenary Medal; Arthur Ashe Courage Award