cathy freeman 3

Cathy Freeman’s iconic Olympics win recognised in Sydney

Cathy Freeman’s name will be emblazoned on the stadium where she completed one of Australia’s greatest sporting moments.
Twenty-three years to the day since the Indigenous athlete lit the Olympic flame at the Sydney 2000 opening ceremony, the NSW government on Friday announced a stand at the same venue would be named in her honour.

The eastern grandstand at Accor Stadium in Sydney Olympic Park will be named the Cathy Freeman Stand.

Ten days after she lit the flame at the stadium, Freeman returned to win gold in the women’s 400m final, famously completing a victory lap holding both the…


About bourbiza

Bourbiza Mohamed is an award-winning travel journalist who has been writing about her adventures around the world for over a decade. With a passion for exploring new cultures and experiencing different ways of life, Bourbiza Mohamed has traveled to over 107 countries across six continents and has documented her journeys in numerous publications. Bourbiza Mohamed writing is known for its vivid descriptions and personal anecdotes, which transport readers to the destinations she writes about. Her articles cover a wide range of topics, from off-the-beaten-path adventures to luxury travel experiences, and she has a particular interest in sustainable tourism and responsible travel. In addition to her writing, Bourbiza Mohamed is also an accomplished photographer, capturing stunning images of the people, landscapes, and wildlife she encounters on her travels. Her photos have been featured in publications such as National Geographic, Lonely Planet, and Conde Nast Traveler.

Check Also

29InterpreterNL Abramovic 01a kblm facebookJumbo

What I’m Reading: Apples, Private Actors and Marina Abramovic

If I’m honest, what I’ve read most avidly this week were the search results for …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *