Sport for Women

Lisa Ondieki

Type: Player/Athlete
Sports: Athletics
Location: Australia

Who would have thought that when a 400m hurdler by the name of Lisa O'Dea, converted to the longer distances, that she would become Australia's most successful female marathon runner? Initially against the suggestion of running marathons, Lisa was eventually convinced and so began an illustrious career that would span the continents and achieve much success.

Read more at the Sport Australia Hall of Fame.