Sport for Women

Marlene Mathews

Type: Player/Athlete
Sports: Athletics
Location: Australia

Marlene Mathews ran with distinction in the golden era of Australian women's sprinting throughout the 1950s and early 1960s. It was a time that, as well as Mathews, also produced Marjorie Jackson, Betty Cuthbert and Shirley Strickland (de la Hunty) as dominant figures of the track.

Read more at the Sport Australia Hall of Fame.