Paula Newby-Fraser

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Birthday
2, 1962
Birthplace
Zimbabwe
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
2, 1962 (age 56)
Birthplace
Zimbabwe

About

Triathlete and duathlete who won eight Ironman World Championships over a span of 11 years in the 1980s and 1990s.

Before Fame

She was a talented athlete growing up, and was a nationally-ranked swimmer.

Trivia

The U.S. Sports Academy ranked her as a top-5 female professional athlete for the years 1972-1997.

Family Life

She was born in Southern Rhodesia.

Associated With

Later in her career she began racing ultramarathons, which were popularized by Yiannis Kouros.