betty Cuthbert biography

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Elizabeth Cuthbert AM, MBE known as betty Cuthbert  is an Australian athlete, and a fourfold Olympic champion.She was, at 18, unprepared for the success she achieved at the Melbourne Olympic in 1956, when she performed the sprint double and won a third Gold Medal in the relay. She broke 11 individual world records from 60 meters to 440 yards.

Medal record

Competitor for Australia

Olympic Games

Gold1956 Melbourne100 metres
Gold1956 Melbourne200 metres
Gold1956 Melbourne4x100 m relay
Gold1964 Tokyo400 metres

Commonwealth Games

Gold1962 Perth4x110 yards relay
Silver1958 Cardiff220 yards
Silver1958 Cardiff4x110 yards relay

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