Ash·ford(ăsh′fərd), Evelyn Born 1957.
American athlete. A sprinter on four Olympic track teams, she won five Olympic medals, including a gold medal in the 100-meter dash (1984) and three gold medals in the four-by-100-meter relay (1984, 1988, and 1992).
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