Griffith-Joyner


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Griffith-Joyner

(ˌɡrɪfɪθˈdʒɔɪnə)
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(Biography) Florence, known as Flojo. 1959–98, US sprinter, winner of two gold medals at the 1988 Olympic Games
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The late Florence Griffith-Joyner, commonly known as as Flo-Jo, is one of the biggest icons in track and field.
Griffith-Joyner, decedee precocement, detient la marque planetaire en21 sec 34, alors que l'Americaine Marion Jones (21.
63 seconds at Beijing's Bird's Nest stadium to go third on the all-time list behind Florence Griffith-Joyner and Marion Jones.
63 - becoming the third fastest woman ever after Florence Griffith-Joyner and Marion Jones - while Danielle Williams of Jamaica produced a 12.
63 seconds at Beijing's Bird's Nest Stadium to sit just behind Florence Griffith-Joyner and Marion Jones on the all-time list.
63 - becoming the third fastest woman ever after Florence Griffith-Joyner and Marion Jones But there was despair for 110m hurdler Tiffany Porter, who could only cross the line in fifth behind Jamaica's Danielle Williams.
27sec quicker than the non-disabled women's 100m record set by Florence Griffith-Joyner in 1988 - although his time has not been recognised by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).
The top three 100m times are held by the late Florence Griffith-Joyner, who was dogged by rumours of drug abuse.
Aged 21, Louise defied a debilitating illness just days before the Games to perform with distinction alongside the legendary Florence Griffith-Joyner.
Barry, who lives in the county, details 24 graveyards in Orange County, California, that are home to the graves of famous people whose lives impacted its historical and cultural growth, like Florence Griffith-Joyner, John Wayne, Linda Marie Brown, Bobby Hatfield, Eddie Cochran, Lefty Williams, Marie Callender, and Nicole Brown Simpson.
More than 10 years after her death, Florence Griffith-Joyner still holds world records in both the 100-meter dash (10.
Only Florence Griffith-Joyner and Marion Jones have run faster than Fraser but she said she had expected something special.
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