Olympic Games Quiz: 1st Australian Woman Medal

This poll/quiz question about Australia's first female Olympic medal winner has been superseded by the Australia at the Olympics Quiz. This page has been kept as it contains more information about the winner.

Who was the first Australian woman to win an Olympic medal?


Fanny Dorrick 39 31%
Sarah Durack 65 51%
Susan Durack 23 18%

Total votes: 127

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Answer

The correct answer is Sarah Durack, affectionately known as Fanny Durack, was Australia's first female gold medalist. She won the 100m freestyle gold medal at the 1912 Stockholm Olympic Games. Those Games were the first that swimming events for women were included on the program.

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