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Dawn Fraser: b. 1937; Dawn Fraser is an Australian champion swimmer and politician. She is one of only three swimmers to win the same Olympic event three times – in her case the 100 metres freestyle. Within Australia, she is known for her controversial behavior and larrikin character as much as for her athletic ability.

4 time Australian Olympic gold medalist and first swimmer in Olympic history to win gold in the same event at three consecutive Games meter freestyle in

Dawn Fraser, Olympian, Australia, is regarded as the greatest female swimmer in the world, being the first woman who swam the 100-meter event in less than a minute

Size: + from 7 ¾" to 9 ¾" . 420 pages. Quantity Available: Category: Autobiography; ISBN: ISBN/EAN: Inventory No: Hardcover + from 7 ¾" to 9 ¾" Hardcover Edition Unstated 2001 Australia Hodder

Dawn Fraser: 1956 Olympics, Melbourne, Australia.

Laureus World Sports Academy Member Dawn Fraser is the only swimmer, male or female, to win the same event three times and she is one of only three female swimmers to win a record eight Olympic medals.

Dawn Fraser and Murray Rose speaking with a member of the press in Melbourne, 1956

Watch rare footage from the 1956 Olympics in Melbourne - and see how much media and telecommunications have changed.

Speedo introduced a new line of nylon swimwear at the 1956 Olympic games that instantly became a hit among athletes. Australian swimmer Dawn Fraser was among the Olympians to don the innovative swimsuit in Melbourne where she broke two world records in the 100-meter freestyle and 4x100-meter freestyle relay.

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Speedo introduced a new line of nylon swimwear at the 1956 Olympic games that instantly became a hit among athletes. Australian swimmer Dawn Dawn Fraser in Melbourne where she broke two world records in the freestyle and freestyle relay.

Dawn Fraser : Olympic Gold Medallist : Official Site. Dawn Fraser is Australia’s greatest Olympian. In November 1999, Dawn was awarded “World Athlete of the Century” at the World Sport Awards in Vienna. Successful Australians.

Dawn Fraser is Australia’s greatest Olympian. In November Dawn was awarded “World Athlete of the Century” at the World Sport Awards in Vienna.

#Swimming legend Dawn Fraser, Australian champion swimmer

#Swimming legend Dawn Fraser, Australian champion swimmer

La indomable Dawn Fraser: leyenda de la natación, campeona de los escándalos | Rumbo a Río 2016 - Yahoo Deportes

La indomable Dawn Fraser: leyenda de la natación, campeona de los escándalos

1960 Olympics - Dawn Fraser won the second of her three Olympic Gold medals for the 100 m

Dawn Fraser 1964 - Australian swimmer Dawn Fraser poses for a photo in Sydney, Australia. Fraser won eight Olympic medals, including four golds, and six Commonwealth Games gold medals. In October 1964 she became the first woman to swim the 100 metres in less than a minute. It was eight years after she retired before her record was broken.

Dawn Fraser 1964 - Australian swimmer Dawn Fraser poses for a photo in Sydney, Australia. Fraser won eight Olympic medals, including four golds, and six Commonwealth Games gold medals. In October 1964 she became the first woman to swim the 100 metres in less than a minute. It was eight years after she retired before her record was broken.


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Swimming great Dawn Fraser wants lifetime bans to be imposed on members of the Australian men’s 4x100m freestyle relay squad who admitted using a banned sedative in a bonding session before London Olympics last year. In Sydney last week, James Magnussen and team mates Matt Targett, Eamon Sullivan, Cameron McEvoy, and Tommaso D’Orsogna admitted using the prescription drug Stilnox. James Roberts appeared with the team but said he had not taken the drug.

DAWN FRASER ~ (born 4 September is an Australian champion swimmer and former politician. She is one of only three swimmers to win the same Olympic event three times – in her case the 100 metres freestyle.

Australian swimmer Dawn Fraser, who won the gold medal in the 100-meter freestyle race, caused a stir with some of her antics during the Tokyo Games. She was accused of stealing an Olympic flag from a flagpole outside Emperor Hirohito's palace from the Kokyo. She was arrested but released without charge. In the end she was given the flag as a souvenir. However, the Australian Swimming Union suspended her for 10 years.

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Photograph:Dawn Fraser showing off her gold medal for freestyle swimming at the 1960 Olympics in …

1964 Dawn Fraser. (1937-). Swimmer; gold medal winner at 1956, 1960 and 1964 Summer Olympic Games

The swimmer born in ; Won gold medal for Australia at the 1960 and 1964 Summer Olympic Games.

A composite of ex-Olympic swimming legend Dawn Fraser and the leader of Australia’s One Nation political party Pauline Hanson.

Dawn Fraser and Pauline Hanson prove old white women can be as silly as old .

I don't actually remember her swimming, because I was only 2 for her last Olympics, but I love the legendary Dawn Fraser - the last Aussie larrikin!

I don't actually remember her swimming, because I was only 2 for her last Olympics, but I love the legendary Dawn Fraser - the last Aussie larrikin!

Heroes of swimming: Dawn Fraser

Heroes of swimming: Dawn Fraser

Paul Mason: She irked the stuffed shirts of Australian amateur swimming, but the multiple Olympic gold medallist won a place in the history books – and the hearts of the people

Dawn Fraser. Swimming born1937

List of famous Athletes of Commonwealth Games, Dawn Frazer

Nathan Martin and Dawn Fraser

Nathan Martin and Dawn Fraser

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