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Angeline Blackburn dreamt of her Olympic berth since she was 10 watching the Sydney Olympics

Isobel Cootes
By Isobel Cootes
July 10 2021 - 2:30pm
Canberra Olympian Angeline Blackburn, is going to her first Olympics after only taking sprinting back up in 2016. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

Her Olympic dream began when she was 10, curled up on mother's lap at Cann River watching Indigenous athletes Cathy Freeman, Nova Peris and Kyle Vander-Kuyp compete during the Sydney Olympics.

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Isobel Cootes

Isobel Cootes

Journalist

Sports reporter at The Canberra Times. A Novocastrian with a passion for football (or soccer as they call it in the capital) via The Examiner and The Port Lincoln Times.

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