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Ward, Natalie (1975 - )

Born
24 December 1975
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Olympian and Softball Player

Summary

Natalie Ward is one of only three women to win an Olympic medal and four games; the other two being softball teammates Tanya Harding and Lenaie Roche. She began her international career as a teenager, joining her sister Linda on the national team. She went on to become the first woman to play more than 400 games for Australia, and served as captain of the team. Ward regards the silver medal won in Athens as her proudest moment in sport.

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Events

1996
Bronze medalist at the Atlanta Olympic Games - Member of the Australian Softball Team
2000
Bronze medalist at the Sydney Olympic Games - Member of the Australian Softball Team
2004
Silver medalist at the Athens Olympic Games - Member of the Australian Softball Team
2008
Bronze Medalist at the Beijing Olympic Games - Member of the Australian Softball Team

Sources used to compile this entry: Australia at the Games, with Gordon, Harry, Australian Olympic Committee, 2006, http://corporate.olympics.com.au/index.cfm?p=25.

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