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Betty Cuthbert
Australia Crest

Betty was born in Sydney on 20th April, 1938.

The Golden Girl of Australian athletics after her achievements in the Olympic Games of 1956 in Melbourne when she won gold in the 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay events.

Betty again won Olympic gold in 1964 at Tokyo when she won the 400 metres..

Betty Cuthbert In Pathway
Betty Cuthbert In Pathway


Unfortunately, Betty, who now lives at Mandurah, Western Australia, suffers from multiple sclerosis.

In 1998 she lost her life savings in a suspicious business deal.


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