Florence Griffith Joyner

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Florence Griffith Joyner
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Florence Griffith in 1988
Personal information
Full name Florence Delorez Griffith Joyner
Nationality American
Born 21 December 1959(1959-12-21)
Los Angeles, Californie
Dee'd 21 September 1998(1998-09-21) (aged 38)
Mission Viejo, Californie
Hicht 170 cm (5 ft 7 in)
Wecht 57 kg (126 lb)
Sport Runnin
Event(s) 100 meters, 200 meters
Club Tiger World Class Athletic Club
West Coast Athletic Club
Retired 1988

Florence Delorez Griffith Joyner[1] (December 21, 1959 – September 21, 1998), an aa kent as Flo-Jo, wis an American track an field athlete. She is considert the fastest woman o aw time[2][3][4] based on the fact that the warld records she set in 1988 for baith the 100 m an 200 m still staund an hae yet tae be seriously challenged.

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  1. Whitaker, Matthew C. (2011). Icons of Black America: Breaking Barriers and Crossing Boundaries, Volume 1. 1. ABC-CLIO. p. 520. ISBN 0-313-37642-5. 
  2. "FloJo: World's Fastest Woman". CNN. 
  3. "World's fastest woman Carmelita Jeter seeks Olympic gold". USA Today. June 22, 2011. 
  4. Florence Griffith Joyner: Fastest Woman on Earth. Legacy.com. December 21, 2010.