Born to Run

Author(s): Cathy Freeman

Young Adult Fiction | Biography | First Nations Stories

When Cathy Freeman won gold at the Sydney Olympics, she became a champion, everyone loved her and everyone knew her. But she wasn't always famous. Ages 9+.


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Cathy Freeman won her first race - the 80m dash at St Joseph's Primary, Mackay, Queensland - when she was eight years old. She went on to become Australia's leading athlete of the modern era. Her unforgettable win at the 2000 Sydney Olympics was the highlight of a brilliant career that has included a host of Commonwealth Games medals, two world titles and an Olympic silver medal. Cathy announced her retirement from athletics in July 2003.

General Fields

  • : 9780143302384
  • : penguin random house
  • : Puffin
  • : December 2006
  • : 200mm X 134mm X 13mm
  • : Australia
  • : January 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 168
  • : Paperback
  • : Cathy Freeman