Griffith-Joyner


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Griffith-Joyner

Florence, known as Flojo. 1959--98, US sprinter, winner of two gold medals at the 1988 Olympic Games
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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.
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 seconds at Beijing's Bird's Nest stadium to go third on the all-time list behind Florence Griffith-Joyner and Marion Jones.
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.
Only Florence Griffith-Joyner and Marion Jones have run faster than Fraser but she said she had expected something special.
In The Frame: Florence Griffith-Joyner, Marion Jones, Christine Arron, Merlene Ottey (pictured), Evelyn Ashford.
Perry, 27, has dreamed of competing on the world track stage since she was in grade school, watching female track legends Jackie Joyner-Kersee and Florence Griffith-Joyner dominate the sport in the 1980's.
The class is comprised of individual inductees include Evans and Matt Biondi (swimming), Bonnie Blair and Dan Jansen (speed skating) and Florence Griffith-Joyner and Jackie Joyner-Kersee (track and field).
A year later, thousands of people saw Adcock, formerly of Lily Avenue, Bedlington, grab Olympic sprinter Florence Griffith-Joyner on the track at Gateshead International Athletics Stadium.
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