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Former World Record Holders: Betty Robinson, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Kat Von D, Lolo Ferrari, Noureddine Morceli, Alastair Galpin, Bao Xishun Source Wikipedia

Former World Record Holders: Betty Robinson, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Kat Von D, Lolo Ferrari, Noureddine Morceli, Alastair Galpin, Bao Xishun

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Published August 14th 2011
ISBN : 9781157684237
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28 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 27. Chapters: Betty Robinson, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Kat Von D, Lolo Ferrari, Noureddine Morceli, Alastair Galpin,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 27. Chapters: Betty Robinson, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Kat Von D, Lolo Ferrari, Noureddine Morceli, Alastair Galpin, Bao Xishun, Francie Kraker Goodridge, Randy Gardner, Robert A. Gardner, Randy Matson, Seb Clover, Paul Bikle, Ji Ra ka, Bus Station Loonies, George B. Moffat, Jr., Lee Redmond, Ronald Weigel, Thomas Knauff, Thierry Vigneron, Cornelius Warmerdam, Ilona Slupianek, Ronald Whitney, Mike Gaechter, Geoff Vanderstock, Karl Striedieck, Morgan Taylor, Lou Kretlow, Pavel Ploc, Fortune Gordien, Jay Silvester, Sabine John, Angela Voigt, Siegrun Siegl, Ab Jenkins, Jimmy Siemers, Anna Pazera, Clarice Kennedy, Takako Akasaka, Doris Grove, Michael Musyoki, Vladimir Polyakov, Ramona Neubert, Roman Rasskazov, Leonid Spirin, Werner Lueg, Bigtoe, Sten Pettersson, Salvatore Morale, Jane Frederick, Bror Fock, Yelena Motalova, Courtney Meldrum, Nadezhda Vinogradova, Spencer Bayles, Minh Thai. Excerpt: Jacqueline Jackie Joyner-Kersee (born March 3, 1962) is a retired American athlete, ranked among the all-time greatest athletes in the womens heptathlon as well as in the womens long jump. She won three gold, one silver, and two bronze Olympic medals, in those four different events. Sports Illustrated for Women magazine voted Joyner-Kersee the Greatest Female Athlete of the 20th century, just ahead of Babe Didrikson Zaharias. Jacqueline Joyner was born March 3, 1962, in East St. Louis, Illinois, and was named after Jackie Kennedy. As a high school athlete at East St. Louis Lincoln High School, she qualified for the finals in the Long Jump at the 1980 Olympic Trials, finishing 8th behind another high schooler, Carol Lewis. She was inspired to compete in multi-disciplinary track & field events after seeing a 1975 made-for-TV movie about Babe Didrikson Zaharias. Interestingly, Didrikson, the trackster, basketball player, and pro golfer, was...