• Melissa's Story

    Melissa Breen is an Australian 100 metre and 200 metre sprinter, and the nation’s official fastest female runner. Melissa broke the Australian record for the women’s 100 metre sprint in early 2014, a record previously held by Melinda Gainsford-Taylor which had stood for more than 20 years. Melissa is an Australian Olympic representative, having competed for our nation in the 100 metre event at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. She also represented Australia at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in the 100 metre event, and has won numerous Australian National Championships medals. Photo credit Phil Carrick

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