Florence Joyner




Florence Joyner also known as (Florence Griffin Till) was born on December 21, 1959 Los angeles,CA. She is an Olympic gold medalist. Olympic gold medalists Florence Joyner brought style to track and field with form-fitting bodysuits,6 inch finger nails, and amazing speed.At the 1984 Summer Olympics, Joyner won a silver medal in the 200-meter run. Florence was one of the fastest women in the USA. Florence won 2 gold medals and 1 silver medal in the 1984 summer olympics.

Joyner began running at the age of 7, and her gift for speed soon became apparent. At the age of 14, she won the Jesse Owens National Youth Games. Coached by Bob Kersee, Joyner made her Olympic debut in 1984, at the Summer Olympic games in Los Angeles. A few years later, in 1987, Florence married Fellow Athlete Al Joyner, the brother of famed athlete Jackie Joyner-Kersee. Joyner died unexpectedly in September 1998, at age 38, after suffering an epileptic seizure.

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