Betty Cuthbert’s Death Cause, Age at Death, and More!

Betty Cuthbert Died

The runner Betty Cuthbert passed away at age 79, respectable.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Australian runner who won 4 Olympic gold medals, three of them in Melbourne in 1956 and one in Tokyo in 1964.

She was only 18 when she entered the 1956 Summer Olympics.

She set a World Record in the 200 meter event at the 1956 Olympics.

How did Betty Cuthbert die?

Multiple Sclerosis caused Betty Cuthbert's death in 2017.

Information about the death of Betty Cuthbert
Cause of deathMultiple Sclerosis
Age of death79 years
BirthdayApril 20, 1938
Death dateAugust 6, 2017
Place of deathMandurah, Australia
Place of burialN/A


"My parents always encouraged me and I had a good home life. We were always taught to respect things and other people. It's so different today, because children are just not taught the right way."

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"Everything I did that required effort, I opened my mouth. Even to catch a ball, I opened my mouth."

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"I realised from a very early age that God gave me a gift, and that gift was to run, and I wanted to use it to the best of my ability."

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"No way did I ever think I was going to win the 100m."

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"You've got to stick at a thing, a particular thing, until you succeed. I feel that's the only way to succeed - by concentrating on something in particular. Once you know what you've got to do you will succeed, you will succeed."

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