Sport for Women

Shane Gould

Type: Player/Athlete
Sports: Swimming
Location: Australia

At the age of 15, Shane Gould won five Olympic medals at the Munich games in 1972. During her short career she was the holder of every freestyle world record from 100 metres to 1500 metres. On 13 June 1981 Shane Gould was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire for services to swimming.