2000 Sydney Olympic Games.
Cathy won her first Olympic medal, a silver in 400 meter dash, at the 1996 Games in Atlanta.
Cathy Freeman won the 400m at the Olympic Games in Sydney in 2000. She also ran 200m and 4x400mR at major games.
Cathy Freeman participated in three Commonwealth Games: 1990, 1994 and 2002.
Cathy Freeman was Australia's first aboriginal track and field athlete and in 1992 she became the first Australian Aborigine to compete in the Olympic Games and in 1990 became the first to win a medal in an international track meet (bronze in the 4x400 meter relay at the Auckland Commonwealth Games in 1990).
Cathy Freeman is an indigenous Australian who is a successful Olympic and Commonwealth Games sprinter. She is particularly well-known for her brilliant, nail-biting finish in the women's 400m sprint at the Sydney Olympics in 2000.
Cathy Freeman, who won a gold medal in the women's 400 meter run at these Games to become the first Australian aboriginal to win an individual Olympic gold medal.
It was actually the Commonwealth Games Cathy waved the aboriginal flag in her victory lap. It was the 1994 Games!