Sport for Women

Raelene Boyle

Type: Player/Athlete
Sports: Athletics
Location: Australia

To this day, Raelene Boyle remains one of the modern era's greatest female sprinters. A Melbourne local, she first took to the international stage at the age of 16, when she won silver in the 200m at the 1968 Mexico City Olympic Games.

Selected in every Australian Olympic and Commonwealth Games team between 1968 and 1982, Boyle won a total of 12 medals. She reached the finals of six individual Olympic short sprints finals, winning three silver medals. Read more at the Sports Australia Hall of Fame.