Women / Persons ~ P16190

Florence Griffith Joyner

Alternate Names:
  • Flo-Jo
  • Florence Delorez Griffith Joyner
  • Florence Griffith-Joyner
Gender: Female
Life Dates: 21 December 1959 - 21 September 1998
  • African American
  • American (US)
  • Athlete
  • Fashion leader
  • Performer, popular entertainment
Note: Record setting track and field athlete, considered to be the "Fastest Woman in the World." Qualified for 1980 Olympics but participated in an American boycott of the event. Won 3 Gold Medals at the 1988 Olympics. Known for personal style, including long, decorated nails. Retired after 1988 Olympics and became a pop-culture figure. Died of an epileptic seizure in 1998.
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