Inside Athletics

Freeman laments no 400m runner

Cathy Freeman will have an empty feeling at the London Olympics without an Australian woman to watch in the 400m.

The 2000 Olympic champion says she's disappointed no Australian woman came close to the qualifying standard for the track event she turned into a national celebration at the Sydney Games.

"It just feels empty now. I'll be looking down when the heats start, thinking `if only there was an Australian girl'," Freeman said.

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