Florence Griffith Joyner Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Husband, Net Worth

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Florence Griffith Joyner (Flo-Jo, Florence Delorez Griffith Joyner)

Last Updated: 17 Dec, 2023 | Views: 483

Age: 38

Profession: Sports Women

Other Profession(s): Track and Field Athlete

Famous For: American International Track and Field Athlete

Higher Education: Graduated

Florence Griffith Joyner Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
21 Dec, 1959 (38 Years 09 Months)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province
California

Birth District
Los Angeles

Birth Sign
Sagittarius

Religion
Christianity

Nationalities
American

Died on
21 Sep, 1998

Cause of Death
Seizure

Florence Griffith Joyner Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Florence Delorez Griffith Joyner, a top known sports woman, was born on December 21, 1959. The nickname she was given was Flo-Jo, and she was a track and field athlete. It was in 1988 that she set both 100 m and 200 m world records. As a result of her record-breaking athletic abilities and eclectic personal style, she became a popular figure during the late 1980s. When Griffith raced 100 meters in the 1988 "U.S. Olympic trials", he set a new world record. Three gold medals were won by her at the 1988 Olympics.
Florence Griffith Joyner Career:
The track team coached by Bob Kersee was Griffith's highlight of attending California State University at Northridge.
She returned to college in 1980 and worked as a coach at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) when Kersee found financial aid for her.
The first World Championship in Athletics in 1983 saw Griffith finish fourth in the 200-meter sprint.
Running became less of a priority for her after the 1984 Olympics.
The 200-meter sprint was Griffith Joyner's second place finish at the 1987 World Championships in Rome.
Florence Griffith Joyner Unknown Trivia Facts:
It was announced in February 1989 that Griffith Joyner was retiring from racing.
1995 was the year she was inducted into the Hall of Fame of USA Track & Field.
Florence Griffith Joyner Death:
Griffith Joyner, 38, died in her sleep on September 21, 1998, in Mission Viejo, California's Canyon Crest neighborhood.
 

Florence Griffith Joyner Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 170 cm
In Meters 1.70 m
In Feet & Inches 5'7"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 57 kg
In Pounds 126 Ibs

Eye Color
Brown

Hair Color
Black

Florence Griffith Joyner Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Robert Griffith

Mother's Name
Florence Griffith

Spouse
Al Joyner

Brother(s)
Weldon Pitts

Sister(s)
Vivian Johnson, Kathleen Wiggs, Elizabeth Tate

Daughter(s)
Mary Ruth Joyner

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