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24-February-2021
24-February-2021

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The Glynis Nunn Drive commemorates Glynis Nunn who won the Heptathalon Gold Medal at the 23rd Olympic Games in 1984.

Glynis Nunn’s victory in the new seven-event discipline, the heptathlon, was the first by an Australian in track and field for sixteen years, since the 1968 Mexico City Olympics. She also has the distinction of winning the first women’s heptathlon in Olympic Games competition and is the only Australian to have won an Olympic multi-discipline athletics event.

Location

Address:Glynis Nunn Drive, St Clair Gardens, St Clair, 5011
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.876879
Long: 138.538694
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Roadway
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Sport
Actual Event Start Date:06-August-1984
Actual Event End Date:06-August-1984

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 5th September, 1984
Front Inscription

Plaque :

City of Woodville

This Drive through the St. Clair Gardens was named in honour of Glynis Nunn, 

A resident of the City and winner of the Gold Medal in the Heptathalon at the Games of the XXIIIrd Olympiad Los Angeles California 1984.

Dedicated this day 5th September 1984

Source: MA
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