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Dawn Fraser
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    (August 4, 1937- )
    Won three consecutive 100 meter freestyle Olympic Gold medals (1956, 60, 64)
    Won eight Olympic Medals (4 gold and 4 silver)
    Set 39 world records
    She was arrested for allegedly stealing an Olympic flag at the Japanese Imperial Palace.
    She did say she was involved in taking the flag, but it was a prank and she was not the person who actually took the flag.
    Because of the incident she was banned by the Australian Swimming Union for ten years.
    She and her mother were involved in a car crash in which her mom died (1964).
    She enjoyed partying hard.
    She has been dubbed the 'Greatest freestyle sprinter in history.'
    She suggested that Olympians swim nude, so they might have faster times.
    She is the first female to win four Olympic golds.
    She held the 100 meter freestyle record from 1956-1972.
    She was the youngest of eight children.
    She suffers from Asthma.
    She was named a National Living Treasure by the Australia (1998).
    She proudly told Sports Illustrated: 'When I look at my gold medals I can say that I won them honestly and nobody can take that away from me. In those days it was pure honesty. We were true amateurs. There was no money and no gifts.'
    She was selected #21 by Sports Illustrated for Women's Century's Greatest Sportswomen.
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