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A plaque commemorates champion Marathon Swimmer Shelley Taylor-Smith.  

She won the gold medal at the 1991 World Swimming Championships in the 25 kilometre distance swim in the Swan River, commencing and finishing on the Burswood Park foreshore.

Location

Address:Camfield Avenue, Burswood Park, Burswood, 6100
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.961621
Long: 115.891271
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Sport

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 12th January, 1998
Front Inscription

Australia`s champion Marathon Swimmer Shelley Taylor-Smith won the gold medal at the 1991 World Swimming Championships in the 25 kilometre distance swim.

She is pictured at the finish line on the Burswood Park foreshore.

Shelley unveiled this plaque to mark her achievement on the 12th of January 1998

Source: MA
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