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Samuelson, Joan (nee Benoit)

Born: 1957 AD
Currently alive, at 58 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Track and Field Athlete


1957 - Born on May 16th in Cape, Elizabeth, Maine.

1979 - She entered Boston Marathon and won the women's division.

1984 - Won a gold medal in the Summer Olympics women's marathon held at Los Angeles.

         - Hailed as the first champion in women's Olympic marathon.

1985 - Winner in the Chicago marathon.

         - Recipient of the James E. Sullivan Award.


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