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Samuelson, Joan

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.