Florence Griffith Joyner, 1959-1998 Flo Jo Fastest woman in history
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"The most important lesson that I have learned is to trust God in every circumstance. Lots of times we go through different trials and following God's plan seems like it doesn't make any sense at all. God is always in control and he will never leave us." -- Allyson Felix
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Florence Griffith-Joyner Florence Griffith-Joyner's 10.49 second 100 meter world record from the 1987 World Championships still stands. Only Carmelita Jeter has come close to touching the mark with a 10.64 in Shanghai, China in 2009.
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Florence Griffith Joyner also known as Flo-Jo was an American track and field athlete. She is considered the "fastest woman of all time" based on the fact that she still holds the world record for both the 100 metres and 200 metres, both set in 1988 and never seriously challenged. She died of epilepsy in 1998 at the age of 38.