Florence Griffith Joyner

1959 - 1998

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Florence Delorez Griffith Joyner (born Florence Delorez Griffith; December 21, 1959 – September 21, 1998), also known as Flo-Jo, was an American track and field athlete. She set world records in 1988 for both the 100 m and 200 m. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Florence Griffith Joyner has received more than 5,910,269 page views. Her biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Florence Griffith Joyner is the 49th most popular athlete (up from 52nd in 2019), the 2,311th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,260th in 2019) and the 20th most popular American Athlete.

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Among athletes, Florence Griffith Joyner ranks 49 out of 3,055Before her are Eddie Eagan, Tommie Smith, Ville Ritola, Shizo Kanakuri, Frank Zane, and Larry Scott. After her are Thomas Hicks, Mark Phillips, Parry O'Brien, Hans Woellke, Eric Liddell, and Fritz Hofmann.

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Among people born in 1959, Florence Griffith Joyner ranks 53Before her are Ramón Díaz, Rigoberta Menchú, Michael P. Anderson, Youssou N'Dour, Luciano Spalletti, and Rupert Everett. After her are Patricia Clarkson, Milorad Dodik, Tupou VI, Anne Hidalgo, Andrea de Cesaris, and Satoru Iwata. Among people deceased in 1998, Florence Griffith Joyner ranks 73Before her are Martin Rodbell, Ted Hughes, Kurt Franz, Maureen O'Sullivan, George Wallace, and László Szabó. After her are Bruno Munari, Adem Jashari, Hans von Ohain, César Baldaccini, Efim Geller, and Shotaro Ishinomori.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Florence Griffith Joyner ranks 2,311 out of 15,968Before her are Piper Laurie (1932), Dean Acheson (1893), Samuel Fuller (1912), Stockard Channing (1944), Melvil Dewey (1851), and Charles Durning (1923). After her are Alex Haley (1921), Gloria Steinem (1934), Paul Bowles (1910), Grace Slick (1939), Danny Elfman (1953), and Ross Macdonald (1915).

Among ATHLETES In United States

Among athletes born in United States, Florence Griffith Joyner ranks 20Before her are Irving Baxter (1876), Ronnie Coleman (1964), Eddie Eagan (1897), Tommie Smith (1944), Frank Zane (1942), and Larry Scott (1938). After her are Parry O'Brien (1932), Archie Hahn (1880), Robert Garrett (1875), Jim Thorpe (1887), Thomas Curtis (1873), and Frederick Lorz (1884).