Olympic Sprinter Cathy Freeman Welcomes First Child: Ruby

Congratulations are in order for Australian Olympic gold medalist Cathy Freeman and husband James Murch!

The couple welcomed their first child, a daughter named Ruby Anne Susie Murch on Friday (July 8), Herald Sun reports.

“Catherine, baby Ruby and beaming father, James, are all doing very well,” her rep stated. “Catherine and James are grateful to their parents and many friends who have been providing tremendous support throughout the pregnancy journey. The proud parents are looking forward to returning home and enjoying the exciting first stages of parenthood.”

Cathy became the Olympic champion for the women’s 400 metres at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia.

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  • Alycia

    Wow I had no idea she was even pregnant! Congrats! Super cute name too 🙂

  • Anonymous

    congratz on your new baby ruby she is so beautiful
    you should be really proud
    she will be just like u cathy freeman she will adcive alot of things

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