Cathy Freeman Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Husband, Net Worth

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Cathy Freeman (Catherine Astrid Salome Freeman)

Last Updated: 08 Apr, 2024 | Views: 262

Age: 51

Profession: Sports Women

Other Profession(s): Runner

Famous For: Spectacular Opening Ceremony Of The Sydney Olympics

Higher Education: Graduated

Cathy Freeman Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
16 Feb, 1973 (51 Years 04 Months 1 Day)

Birth Country

Birth State/Province

Birth District

Birth Place
Slade Point

Birth Sign



Cathy Freeman Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Cathy Freeman was born on 16 February 1973. She is an Aboriginal Australian sprinter who specializes in the 400-meter event. Her best is 48.63 seconds, set at the 1996 Olympics when she finished second to Marie-José Pérec's fourth-fastest time. Her Olympic victory in the women's 400-metremeter event at the Summer Olympics of 2000 sparked the Olympic flame.
Cathy Freeman Career:
• Cathy Freeman took a break from running in 1998 due to injury. Her return from injury was marked by a first-place finish in the 400 m event at the 1999 World Championships. Her athletic career came to an end in 2003.

• Cathy Freeman founded the Community Spirit Foundation in 2007, now known as the Cathy Freeman Foundation.

• Cathy Freeman was awarded a scholarship to Fairholme College in Toowoomba in 1988. In 1989, Freeman ran 11.67 seconds in the 100 meters, and Danila began considering entering her for the Commonwealth Games Trials.

• Cathy Freeman has become involved in many community and charitable activities since retiring from athletics. Her role at the Australian Indigenous Education Foundation (AIEF) ended in 2012.

• Cathy Freeman joined superstar chef Curtis Stone and big-wave surfer Jeff Rowley as Ambassadors for Cottage by the Sea (a children's holiday camp in Queenscliffe, Victoria). In 2014, Freeman retired from her position as Patron after 10 years.
Cathy Freeman Foundation:
Cathy Freeman founded the Cathy Freeman Foundation in 2007. Indigenous children in four remote communities receive incentives to attend school through the Foundation's education outreach program. AIEF and Brotherhood of St Laurence are partners.
Cathy Freeman Awards:
1990: Young Australian of the Year
1998: Australian of the Year
2000: Australian Sports Medal
2001: Centenary Medal | Medal of the Order of Australia | Freeman Sportswoman of the Year | Arthur Ashe Courage Award
Cathy Freeman Unknown Facts:
The athletic prowess of Freeman was evident from a very young age. Her childhood activities included running, field hockey, and netball. Track and field success was based on her natural speed and agility.
As a 20-year-old, she competed in the 400 meters at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. Her illustrious career began even though she did not win a medal.

Cathy Freeman Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 164 cm
In Meters 1.64 m
In Feet & Inches 5'5"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 56 kg
In Pounds 123 Ibs

Eye Color

Hair Color
Brown Wavy

Cathy Freeman Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Norman Freeman

Mother's Name
Cecelia Freeman

Jamie Murch, Sandy Bodecker

Norman Freeman, Gavin Freeman, Garth Freeman

Anne-Marie Freeman


Ruby Anne Susie Murch

Cathy Freeman Social Media, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

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