Jackie Joyner-Kersee Quotes

Teaching kids about health and fitness is important to me. It's about being fit for life.

 
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Jackie Joyner-Kersee
Jackie Joyner-Kersee
  • Born: March 3, 1962
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Athlete

Jacqueline "Jackie" Joyner-Kersee is an American retired track and field athlete, ranked among the all-time greatest athletes in the heptathlon as well as long jump. She won three gold, one silver, and two bronze Olympic medals, in those two events at four different Olympic Games. Sports Illustrated for Women magazine voted Joyner-Kersee the Greatest Female Athlete of All-Time. She is on the Board of Directors for USA Track & Field (USATF), the national governing body of the sport.