News10 Nov 2015

Freeman wins 2015 IOC Women in Sport Oceania Award


Australian sprinter Cathy Freeman (© Getty Images)

Cathy Freeman, one of Australia’s most admired Olympic champions, was named this year's Oceania continental winner at the 2015 IOC Women in Sport Awards ceremony at The Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Tuesday (10).

Freeman, the winner of the 2000 Olympic 400m title, was honoured for her outstanding work in making a difference to young Australians through the Cathy Freeman Foundation and supporting other community and charitable activities.

More information about all the 2015 IOC Women in Sport Awards winners, the Awards themselves and the IOC Women in Sport Commission can be found on the IOC website.

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