17 Apr 2019

Nga Taonga Sound Archives – “The Athlete of the Century”

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:30 pm on 17 April 2019

Yvette Williams, the first New Zealand woman to win a gold medal at the Olympics, passed away at the weekend. Her career peaked in the 1950s but in 1987 Athletics New Zealand named her its "Athlete of the Century" for her remarkable achievements.