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February 2, 2010
Cathy Freeman tops list of IWG Sydney Conference ambassadors

IWG AMBASSADOR Cathy Freeman of Australia celebrates after winning gold in the Women's 400m final held at Olympic Stadium during the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, Sydney, Australia. Mandatory Credit: Billy Stickland/ALLSPORT

SYDNEY, February 2, 2010 - Sydney 2000 Olympic Games golden girl Cathy Freeman heads the list of top female athletes who will be ambassadors for the International Working Group on Women and Sport (IWG) 2010 World Conference to be held in Sydney in May.

The 5th IWG conference will take place at the Sydney Convention Centre from May 20 - 23. Other top Australian sportswomen ambassadors include former Australian international footballer Di Alagich, Southern Star cricketer Alex Blackwell, Athens cycling Olympic god medallist Sara Garrigan, and dual Olympic kayaker Shelley Oates-Wilding.

Rachel Mayanja, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and Special Advisor on Gender and the Advancement of Women will present
a keynote address at the conference.
Early bird conference registrations may be made until Thursday, February 11.
For more information please click here.

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