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Plaque commemorates athlete Marlene Matthews.

In an era of exceptionally fast Australian woman sprinters, Marlene Mathews was one of the fastest. She set six world records, won bronze medals in the 100m and 200m sprints at the 1956 Olympics and won gold in both sprints at the Commonwealth Games. She was later an SCG Trustee.

Location

Address:Driver Avenue, Sydney Cricket Ground Walk of Honour, Moore Park, 2021
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.891285
Long: 151.223676
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:2001
Source: MA
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