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Edie Payne

Age: 94

Australia's oldest living Olympian; ran in the 1928 Amsterdam Games and was the first woman to represent her country at an Olympic track event; officially opened the Olympic Village in Sydney and attended opening ceremonies; The cause of her death was not given.

Died: Sydney, Oct. 8

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