Celebrations, Petersham, Stanmore

Fanny Durack

Fanny Durack at Stockholm Olympics 1921. Congratulations to Marrickville Council for marking the centenary of Fanny Durack’s historic 1912 Stockholm Olympic swim (which made her the first woman to win a swimming gold medal at any Olympics) at Petersham Park near the Fanny Durack Pool on Sunday 15 July. Olympic gold medal won by Miss… Continue reading Fanny Durack