.Arguably the best female athlete ever- Jackie Joyner-Kersee. By Annie Liebovitz

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Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Track and field athlete, Floyd Bennett Field, Brooklyn, New York - Annie Leibovitz

Jackie Joyner-Kersee, in the Long Jump part of the Heptathlon in the Los Angeles Olympics 1984

History of the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles

Jacqueline "Jackie" Joyner-Kersee , ranked among the all-time greatest athletes in the women's heptathlon as well as in the women's long jump.

Jackie Joyner-Kersee

"Age is no barrier. It's a limitation you put on your mind." - Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Retired American Athlete - - "Age is no barrier. It's a limitation you put on your mind.

Jackie Joyner Kersee American Olympian

Like other Jackie Joyner-Kersee aches a bit the day after a vigorous workout. But Joyner-Kersee, one of the most

Jackie Joyner-Kersee - most decorated woman in US track and field history!

”The only person who can stop you from reaching your goals is you!” “Once I leave this earth, I know I’ve done something that will continue to help others.” – Jackie Joyner-Kersee, considered by many to be the best all-around female athlete in the world

Sisters Florence Griffith-Joyner and 1988 Jackie Joyner-Kersee.

Sisters Florence Griffith-Joyner and 1988 Jackie Joyner-Kersee.

Florence Griffith Joyner, Jackie Joyner-Kersee  - October 10, 1988

Florence Griffith Joyner, Jackie Joyner-Kersee - October 1988 a proud product of East St Louis, Lincoln Sr High.

Jackie Joyner-Kersee (by Herb Ritz)

We’re in the home stretch: Herb Ritts: L. Style ends its run on September Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Point Dume, Herb Ritts, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Gift of Herb Ritts Foundation.

Jackie Joyner-Kersee, 1985

Learn About 6-Time Olympic Medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee

Jackie Joyner-Kersee starred for UCLA in track & field and basketball. She won six Olympic medals in long jump and heptathlon, including three golds. #TitleIX

Learn About 6-Time Olympic Medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee

Jackie Joyner-Kersee starred for UCLA in track & field and basketball. She won six Olympic medals in long jump and heptathlon, including three golds.

Jackie Joyner-Kersee 1989 Paraguay stamp.jpg

A stamp honoring American heptathlete Jackie Joyner-Kersee, issued in Paraguay in

In 1984, Joyner-Kersee's Olympic dreams came true. Not only did she compete in the Olympics, but also she won a silver medal in the heptathlon. In 1985 Joyner-Kersee set a world record in the long jump with a jump of 23 feet 9 inches. In 1986 she set a new world record in the heptathlon at the Goodwill Games in Moscow, accumulating 7,148 points. After three weeks, she beat her own record. For these two world records, she was awarded the 1986 Sullivan Award for Best Amateur Athlete

History of the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles

Jackie Joyner-Kersee leaping through the air during the long jump event at the 1988 Summer Olympics …

Spectacular. Olympic champion Jackie Joyner-Kersee soars past spectators during the long jump at the 2000 U.S. trials.

Jackie Joyner-Kersee

Olympic champion Jackie Joyner-Kersee soars past spectators during the long jump at the 2000 U.

Jackie Joyner Kersee

Jackie Joyner-Kersee is a Olympian and Olympic medalist who twice won gold in the Heptathlon. Sports Illustrated voted her the greatest female athlete of the century.

Jackie Joyner-Kersee. Ranked among the all-time greatest American women athletes.

The 75 Greatest Women of All Time

Jackie Joyner-Kersee - Olympic heptathlon and long jump athlete. Sports Illustrated for Women voted her the greatest female athlete of the century.

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