Dawn Fraser

Australia

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Sport:
Swimming
Olympics:
1956 Melbourne, 1960 Rome , 1964 Tokyo
Medals:
4 gold & 4 silver

Australian Dawn Fraser burst onto the scene at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics and would go on to win three consecutive Olympic gold medals.

She cemented her legend as the century’s greatest female freestyler when she became the first woman to break the minute barrier for the 100 metres.

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