Jackie Joyner-Kersee's Headshot

Jackie Joyner-Kersee

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Jacqueline "Jackie" Joyner-Kersee (born March 3, 1962) is a retired American athlete, ranked among the all-time greatest athletes in the women's heptathlon as well as in the women's long jump. She won three gold, one silver, and two bronze Olympic medals, in those four different events. Sports Illustrated for Women magazine voted Joyner-Kersee the Greatest Female Athlete of the 20th century, just ahead of Babe Didrikson Zaharias.

Joyner-Kersee participated in The Connecticut Forum's "Sports Personalities" Forum in 1995.