Joy·ner-Ker·see(joi′nər-kûr′sē), Jacqueline Known as "Jackie." Born 1962.
American athlete. Two-time world champion in both the heptathlon and long jump, she won six Olympic medals, including two gold medals in the heptathlon (1988 and 1992) and a gold medal in the long jump (1988).
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.