Betty Cuthbert

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Birthday
20, 1938
Birthplace
Sydney, Australia
Death Date
Aug 6, 2017 (79)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
20, 1938
Birthplace
Sydney, Australia
Death Date
Aug 6, 2017 (79)

About

Australian runner who won 4 Olympic gold medals, three of them in Melbourne in 1956 and one in Tokyo in 1964. 

Before Fame

She was only 18 when she entered the 1956 Summer Olympics.

Trivia

She set a World Record in the 200 meter event at the 1956 Olympics. 

Family Life

She was born alongside a twin sister named Marie in Sydney, Australia. 

Associated With

She took home gold at the 1964 Olympic games, where boxer Joe Frazier also won a gold medal.