Olympic Games Gold Medallists. (1912-)

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Australian women did not attend the Olympic Games until the Stockholm Games in 1912. Sarah (Fanny) Durack won gold in the 100m freestyle at the those Games. Another Australian woman did not win a gold medal until the 1932 Los Angeles Games, when Clare Dennis won the 200m breaststroke.

This entry includes gold medallists from both the summer and winter Olympics.

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Australian Women's Register

  1. Olympic Games Gold Medallists
    Published: National Foundation for Australian Women
    Series: IspartOf The Australian Women's Register
  2. AUS Olympic Champions
    Published: Australian Olympic Committee
  3. Australian Women at the Olympic Games
    Phillips, Dennis H.
    [Petersham, NSW]
    Published: Qwalla Walla Press

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