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The statues commemorates Australian athletes, Betty Cuthbert (1938-2017) and Marlene Matthews.

Betty Cuthbert represented Australia at three Olympic Games and two British Empire Games. She remains the only athlete to win the women’s 100 metres, 200 metres, and 400 metres at the Olympic Games. Cuthbert set six world records at the former Sydney Sports Ground within the SCG precinct.

Marlene Mathews represented Australia between 1950 and 1961, competing at two Olympic Games, two British Empire Games (Commonwealth Games), a Centenary Games and set five world records at the former Sydney Sports Ground within the Sydney Cricket Ground precinct. She later became an SCG trustee. 

Location

Address:Driver Avenue, Forecourt Football Stadium,Sydney Cricket Ground, Moore Park, 2021
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.889291
Long: 151.224155
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:2018-01-03
Source: MA
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