Benoit Samuelson Joan
Be·noit Sam·u·el·son(bə-noit′ săm′yo͞o-əl-sən, -yo͝ol-sən), Joan Born 1957.
American distance runner who won two Boston Marathons (1979 and 1983) and the first Olympic marathon for women (1984).
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