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Athlete and Conservationist, Born 1925, Perth WA, Died 2004
Resilient, determined and naturally talented, Shirley Strickland was one of Australia's greatest athletes, winning seven medals in three successive Olympic games. She continued as an athletics coach for many years. She was also an ardent conservationist, National Trust member and mother of four. She was interviewed for Film Australia's Australian Biography series in 1995.

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