Debbie Flintoff-King ran the second fastest time in history and became the Olympic record holder in the 400m Hurdles when she won Gold for Australia in 1988, bringing her world ranking to Number One.
She set nine Commonwealth records between 1982 and 1988, and was the undefeated 400m Hurdles Australian Champion for eleven years.
Debbie is also a World Championship Silver medallist. Her numerous awards include: Australian Sports Woman of the Year (twice); Australia's Number One Sportswoman of the Decade for the 1980s; Hall of Fame Induction, and the Order of Australia Medal. More recently her attentions have been focused on coaching, chairing, directing and advising a number of athletics boards and programmes.
A competent and articulate speaker, Debbie, an ambassador for Australian athletics, tells the inspiring and encouraging story of her athletic success.
Debbie Flintoff-King travels from Victoria Australia
- Achieving Your Goals
- The Olympic Dream
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NSW Department of Education and Training
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