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Ilsa Konrads, Dawn Fraser and Lorraine Crapp, at the Australian National Swimming Championships and Olympic Trials, North Sydney Olympic Pool, 1960.  Find more detailed information about this photograph:    http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=72737    From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Ilsa Konrads, Dawn Fraser and Lorraine Crapp, at the Australian National…

Shane Gould Australian Olympic Swimming Champion - 5 individual medals   3 gold 1 silver 1 bronze. Shane is the only swimmer to hold all freestyle world records, 100 200 400 800 1500 and the 200m Individual Medley at the same time. She retired from competitive swimming at the age of sixteen. She was awarded Australian of the Year in 1972

Shane Gould Australian Olympic Swimming Champion - 5 individual medals 3 gold 1 silver 1 bronze. Shane is the only swimmer to hold all freestyle world records, 100 200 400 800 1500 and the 200m Individual Medley at the same time. She retired from competitive swimming at the age of sixteen. She was awarded Australian of the Year in 1972

Australia’s Shane Gould is the only person, male or female, to hold every world freestyle record from 100 m to 1500 m and the 200m individual medley world record simultaneously, which she did from 12 December 1971 to 1 September 1972. She is also the first female swimmer ever to win three Olympic gold medals in world record time and the first swimmer, male or female, to win Olympic medals in five individual events in a single Olympics.

Australia’s Shane Gould is the only person, male or female, to hold every world…

Australian swimmer, Shane Gould is a 3-time Olympic gold medalist. She won her first gold when she was only 15, and was named the Australian of the year in 1972.

Australian swimmer, Shane Gould is a Olympic gold medalist. She won her first gold when she was only and was named the Australian of the year in

Mark Spitz (7 Gold) & Shane Gould (3 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze) were the dominant swimmers of the 1972 Olympics at Munich, Germany.

Mark Spitz Gold) & Shane Gould Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze) were the dominant swimmers of the 1972 Olympics at Munich, Germany.

Swimming great - Shane Elizabeth Gould, MBE is an Australian former swimmer who won three gold medals, a silver and bronze in 1972 Summer Olympics.

1956 - Shane Gould had a prodigious career, and a brief one. She was still only a shy and lissom schoolgirl, when she did what no Australian, male or female, has eve

Swimmer Shane Gould during the 200m freestyle event at the Munich Olympic Games in 1972.  She became Australia's most successful competitor at any Olympics, winning three gold, 1 silver & 1 bronze.  At 15 she also became Australia's youngest ever gold medalist

Swimmer Shane Gould during the freestyle event at the Munich Olympic Games in She became Australia's most successful competitor at any Olympics, winning three gold, 1 silver & 1 bronze. At 15 she also became Australia's youngest ever gold medalist

Shane Gould is the only swimmer in history to hold all freestyle world records, 100m, 200m,  400m, 800m, 1500m and the 200m Individual Medley at the same time.

Shane Gould is the only swimmer in history to hold all freestyle world records, and the Individual Medley at the same time.

Shane Gould. Photo: supplied

Olympic champions explain how winning gold changed their lives

Story of Australian swimmer, Shane Gould - Christian Stories

Story of Australian swimmer, Shane Gould - Christian Stories

Swimmer Shane Gould was born in Sydney in 1956. Aged 16 at the Munich Olympics in 1972, she won three gold medals, setting a world record in each race, and also a bronze and a silver medal.

Swimmer Shane Gould was born in Sydney in Aged 16 at the Munich Olympics in she won three gold medals, setting a world record in each race, and also a bronze and a silver medal.

Shane Gould  -  1972 Müncheni olimpián az úszóversenyek sztárja egy ausztráliai kislány lett, aki három aranyat (200 m mell, 200 m gyors, 400 m gyors), egy ezüstöt és egy bronzot szerzett.

Shane Gould - my childhood Olympic hero. She broke every world record in that ill fitting suit!


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