HerStory

Shirley STRICKLAND

Also known as: Shirley Strickland De La Hunty

Born: 1925

Died: 2004

Special Achievements:

1948 - First Australian woman to win an Olympic Medal in Athletics
1956 - First Mother to win Olympic Gold in 80m Hurdles and as a member of the 4 x 100 relay team
MBE

Additional Information:

Track and field Olympian. Olympic and Commonwealth Games


Resources

  • Image - Shirley Strickland

    National Library