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Australian women first competed in the Olympics at the 1912 Games in Stockholm. Fanny Durack and Mina Wylie were allowed to compete in swimming provided they paid their own expenses to and from the Games and while at the Games. Durack won gold in the 100 meter freestyle and Wylie won silver in the 100 meter freestyle.

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