Wednesday, February 16, 2011

The Lithgow Flash

"The Lithgow Flash Gift will be held on Saturday 26th February, 2011 at the Tony Luchetti Showground, Lithgow.

The Lithgow Flash Gift is a professional athletics carnival and will see athletes invited from all over Australia to compete for a total prize pool of in excess of $32,000. Races are to be conducted under a handicap system to give an even chance for all competitors of winning.

“The Lithgow Flash Gift” is named for Mrs Marjorie Jackson-Nelson, The Lithgow Flash, who during her athletic career won two Olympic gold medals (Helsinki 1952) and seven Commonwealth Games gold medals."

Marjorie Jackson 2

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