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. . While the Australians were eagerly awaiting the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, the country's security authorities feared a major terrorist attack.
When Tatiana Grigorieva left Russia in her early 20s to build a new life in Australia, she could hardly speak a word of English and had never pole vaulted. Soon after, she would represent her new country on the world stage at the Sydney Olympic Games.
"Cathy Freeman has a way with words that is sheer poetry. I’ve never heard anyone describe things the way she does."