Marjorie Jackson-Nelson, AC CVO MBE Print Page
Plaque commemorates athlete Marjorie Jackson-Nelson.
She was the worlds fastest women in the early 1950's and won the 100m and 200m sprints at the 1952 Olympics, becoming the first Australian female runner to win Olympic Gold. Raised in Lithgow and dubbed the Lithgow flash, she had earlier set world times at the old Sports Ground, adjacent to this site.
|Address:||Driver Avenue, Sydney Cricket Ground Walk of Honour, Moore Park, 2021|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -33.891285|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||2001|