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?
|Cause of death||Multiple Sclerosis|
|Age of death||79 years|
|Birthday||April 20, 1938|
|Death date||August 6, 2017|
|Place of death||Mandurah, Australia|
|Place of burial||N/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."Betty Cuthbert
"Everything I did that required effort, I opened my mouth. Even to catch a ball, I opened my mouth."Betty Cuthbert
"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."Betty Cuthbert
"No way did I ever think I was going to win the 100m."Betty Cuthbert
"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."Betty Cuthbert