RIP Betty Cuthbert

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RIP Betty Cuthbert

Unread post by Spud Murphy » Thu 10 Aug, 2017 10:56 pm

One of Australia's best ever athletes passed away recently after a long battle with MS. RIP Betty.


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Unread post by innsaneink » Fri 11 Aug, 2017 5:34 am

Yes, terrific Aussie athlete...before my time but she was phenomenal

The plaque in Ermington where she grew up
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Unread post by supercoach » Fri 11 Aug, 2017 8:25 am

Lovely lady, actually came up to my school in the bush and ran a athletic clinic. Gave me some good advise, give up sprinting and take up middle distance!!!

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Unread post by stryker » Fri 11 Aug, 2017 11:55 am

Champion Australian athlete.
RIP.

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Unread post by Yossarian » Fri 11 Aug, 2017 9:51 pm

I think I read that her 400m gold medal time would got her in the semis at the world champs last week and is faster than the current Australian champion. Given the improvement in training and diets that's a phenomenal achievement.

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