Cathy Freeman 400 metres tha... Australian Olympic Committee


Cathy Freeman 400 metres tha... Australian Olympic Committee

Two dramatic narratives arc through this documentary that marks 20 years since Cathy Freeman's Olympic triumph: her reflections as an elite athlete, and our experience as a nation of spectators.


Today in history, September 15 Cathy Freeman officially opened the Sydney Olympic Games news

The eastern grandstand at Stadium Australia in Sydney Olympic Park is now called the Cathy Freeman Stand. Ten days after she lit the flame at the stadium, Freeman returned to win gold in the women.


Cathy Freeman Running for her people News Heritage World Athletics

Cathy FREEMAN Athletics. "It just feels like a dream." Even 20 years after she carried the hopes of a nation to win 400m Olympic gold in front of a raucous home crowd in Sydney, Cathy Freeman still can't quite believe what she achieved, and what her win meant for her country. It was a turbulent time politically - Australia was trying to come.


A Conversation with Catherine Freeman — Victorian Institute of Sport

Cathy Freeman opens up about discrimination during her career. EXCLUSIVE: In an interview with Living Black, Olympic hero Cathy Freeman details how she rose above racism to make history. Cathy.


I watched Cathy Freeman win gold at the Sydney Olympics. That moment still inspires me today

Cathy Freeman's struggle with lung disease almost cost her a shot at gold. CATHY Freeman had a health problem she ignored because she was worried it would threaten her career.


Cathy Freeman, Sydney Olympics, Glynis Nunn, gold medal, 400m The Courier Mail

It was shortly before the Sydney Olympics that I realised Cathy Freeman and I were both Aboriginal. Pride swelled in my chest and I screamed at the TV as she won the 400m gold.


Cathy Freeman opens up about discrimination during her career SBS News

Olympic champion Cathy Freeman hasn't yet seen the final version of the new documentary, Freeman. She's going to watch it on telly with her husband James and their nine-year-old daughter on Sunday.


Cathy Freeman on the woman who saved her career The Courier Mail

The day Cathy Freeman flew the flag and flagged the future. Twenty-one-year-old Cathy Freeman flew three flags at the Commonwealth Games at Victoria, Canada, in 1994 and all are still fluttering.


Cathy Freeman 400 metres tha... Australian Olympic Committee

The Carousel spoke to sporting hero Cathy Freeman about her own experiences with asthma, how to reduce the stigma around lung disease and her personal tips on breathing easy.. Seven million Australians, the equivalent to one in four of us, have a chronic respiratory disease. Cathy Freeman discovered she had asthma at age 18 and she says it has worsened since.


Cathy Freeman at the Sydney Olympics Australia’s Defining Moments Digital Classroom National

Cathy Freeman says she never expected a stand to be named after her. (ABC News: Helena Burke) On this day 23 years ago, Cathy Freeman emerged in her iconic fireproof bodysuit to light a flame.


Where were you when Cathy Freeman won her 400m gold medal at the Sydney Olympics 20 years ago

The women's 400m final at 9.03pm on Friday would have been the emotional heart piece of the championships. Since the nationals double as the trials for Australia's team to Manchester in July, Freeman's untimely injury means she will throw herself at the mercy of the selectors. Nobody in the Freeman camp was available for comment last night, but.


Cathy Freeman Kids Britannica Kids Homework Help

Cathy Freeman became an Olympic champion in 2000. Getty/Nick Wilson /Allsport. These days, the former sprinter, now 48, is living a much more low-key life. Since 2007, she has been the co-founder and director of the Cathy Freeman Foundation, a non-profit organisation that focuses on educational programs to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait.


Cathy Freeman on the woman who saved her career The Courier Mail

Cathy Freeman (born February 16, 1973, Mackay, Queensland, Australia) Australian sprinter who excelled in the 400-metre dash and who in 2000 became the first Australian Aboriginal person to win an individual Olympic gold medal.. Freeman began competitive running on the advice of her stepfather. At age 17 she won a gold medal at the 1990 Commonwealth Games as a member of the 4 × 100-metre.


Cathy Freeman says pressure after winning gold medal at Sydney Olympics was so great she wanted

Image: Getty. Cathy Freeman was on hand to celebrate with the Matildas on Wednesday night after the Aussies punched their ticket to the Paris Olympics. Michell Heyman scored four goals at Marvel.


Cathy Freeman, Sydney Olympics, Glynis Nunn, gold medal, 400m Daily Telegraph

2 min. Australian sporting legend Cathy Freeman will be honoured by having the eastern grandstand of Accor Stadium named after her, in what the government says will be the state's first to be.


Olympics 2032 Brisbane and southeast Queensland should got for it The Courier Mail

In Conversation with Cathy Freeman. Twenty years after Cathy Freeman carried the hopes of a nation at the 2000 Sydney Olympics and won the 400m gold medal, she shares her full story for the first time in new documentary FREEMAN. The Olympic champion speaks to News Breakfast's Paul Kennedy about whats changed since and what comes next. Watch all.