In great form - great times a whole nation behind her
A faint possibility she may crack under the pressure.
"...would bet it would be Cathy Freeman. She has been in excellent form in the 400m throughout the year and with the whole nation cheering her on I cannot see her being beaten.
With the withdrawal, under strange circumstances, of her main rival Perec of France it would seem to leave the way open for Freeman.
If she was feeling the strain of carrying a nations hopes, then it did not show, as she sailed through the qualifying round to the obvious delight ..."
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"what a great run cathy freeman pulled out the bag in the 400m inal in front of her home crowd. she destroyed the rest behind her, and left them for dust. it was about 10m till the second placed finalist finally arrived. her costume is a bit extraordinary, but her technique is excellent. she never looks too tense, even when running in front of a great crowd all rooting for her. she uses her legs and arms to great effect, and her concentration is always ..."
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