Jones, Marion

Born: Oct 12, 1975 AD
Currently alive, at 39 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Athlete

US track and field athlete.


1975 - Born on the 12th of October.


Won the California state championship in the 100 meters representing Rio Mesa and Thousand Oaks high schools.


1992 - Invited to participate in the Olympic trials, she made to the team as an alternate in the 4x100 relays, but she refused the invitation.


1997 - Won the 100 meter at the 1997 World Championships in Athens, while finishing 10th in the long jump.


1999 - Jones attempted in the World Championships to win four titles, but injured herself in the 200 m after a gold in the 100 m and a long jump bronze.


2000 - Sydney Olympic Jones finished with three golds and two bronzes.


         - Won gold medal in Olympic 100-meter dash.


         - Won gold medal in Olympic 200-meter dash.

         - Bronze medal in Olympic long jump.


         - Co-won gold medal in Olympic 4x400-meter relay.


         - Co-won gold medal in Olympic 4x100-meter relay.


2005 - Claimed that winning the gold medal at the 2008 Olympics remains her "ultimate goal."


2006 - Jones won the 100 metre dash at Gaz de France with a 10.93.





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