Sport for Women

Gail Neall

Type: Player/Athlete
Sports: Swimming
Location: Australia

At age eight, Gail Neall's coach couldn't get her to take her foot off the bottom of the pool. Neall went on to win Olympic gold in the 400m individual medley in world record time, more than seven seconds faster than she had ever swum before.

Read more at the Sport Australia Hall of Fame.