Cathy Freeman

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Cathy Freeman

Cathy Freeman (1973–)
Cathy Freeman was born in Mackay in Queensland in 1973. She is a very good runner and won a scholarship to boarding school where she was able to have professional coaching.
Freeman is the first Aboriginal sprinter to win a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games (1994). She also won a silver medal in the 1996 Olympic Games. She is very proud of her Aboriginal background and has carried the Australian and the Aboriginal flags around the track after winning a race. She has often appeared on television to encourage young people to live healthy lifestyles and to do their best.

She was made Young Australian of the Year in 1990 and Australian of the Year in 1998. She is the first person to receive both awards

   

Comments

3/7/2007 6:29:58 PM
Olivia Borg said:

i think cathy freeman is a really good athlete!!!!!
Go CATHY FREEMAN U ROCK


7/11/2007 8:18:19 PM
damien pressley said:

Cathy is a truly inspirational human being. Working with many indigenous students in Townsville, I am able to use her story of success.


8/19/2007 9:51:09 PM
christine hayes said:

dear cathy i love you you are my sisters and mine idol we adore you and we are sorry if you hubbys still sick or is has past on we havnt been watching tv for quit a while any way i think the world of you ok and your a ledgend to me and sisters and fans mum and dad we are little koorie girls and we love you


9/12/2007 8:24:13 PM
Anonamus said:

hey
Im very proud of you Cathy.You'r one of my biggest fan's.Im happy to see you want other children be like you as for you'r healthy and young.Igot offered to go to America to run but I wasn't allowed to coz my nan couldn't pay the money in time.On the note it had names of famous people who did it and whent to the olympic games,I told my nan about it and she said I was to young to go to the olympic games,Im 13,is this true?


2/7/2008 11:32:35 PM
kalani smith said:

its really cool ilove running ang have became age champion at school twice my mum is a really good runner she was most under feated youth when she was young she could have run in the olimpicks but she met my father and had me bye now p.s i would love to meet u im indigernos and hope to be like u bye xo xo


2/10/2009 5:40:03 PM
i dont now said:

hello cathy freman are you australian


6/2/2009 8:48:20 PM
bob said:

This was very interesting and helped me with a project youall should read it to..................this was awsome


7/4/2009 11:14:09 PM
Vanessa said:

needs more info too short


7/24/2009 8:39:34 AM
Bi98 said:

Cathy Freeman is a exceptional person and is a runners role model. I look up to Cathy Freeman as my role model and I love running.


6/16/2011 8:29:26 PM
amy lyons said:

hello that is so awsome


7/28/2011 1:15:19 AM
jessica said:

you are a very charming person


8/5/2011 7:25:47 PM
bueiobe said:

its great information


9/4/2011 1:08:30 AM
Silly said:

its great


11/2/2011 1:44:23 AM
none said:

this is good


11/9/2011 1:37:45 AM
montanna.barnsby said:

i would love to be her


11/9/2011 8:32:17 PM
mnotanna.barnsby said:

i would love to be as fit as her


11/30/2011 5:54:07 AM
hana said:

your the best athlete




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