Peta Edebone

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Peta Edebone
Medal record
Representing  Australia
Women's Softball
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1996 Atlanta Team
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Sydney Team
Silver medal – second place 2004 Athens Team

Peta Edebone (born 9 February 1969 in Melbourne, Victoria) is a softball player from Australia, who won a bronze medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics and 2000 Summer Olympics and a silver medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics. She was captain of the 2004 squad.

After having knee surgery after Athens, she retired from competitive softball.[1] In Sydney, she hit 4 home runs, which tied the current record. The record was broken at the 2004 Summer Olympics by Crystl Bustos.[2]

Edebone is to participate in the annual Victorian Women's Football League Metro vs Country match as a curtain-raiser to Collingwood Football Club vs Carlton Football Club in Round 7 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on 12 May 2007.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Peta Edebone retires from softball". 15 February 2005. Retrieved 25 October 2006. 
  2. ^ "U.S. advances to gold medal game with 5-0 win over Australia". Amateur Softball Association. 22 August 2004. Retrieved 25 October 2006.