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16 mai 1957 Cape Elizabeth, United States of America
157 cm / 46 kg 5'2'' / 101 libras
Feminino

Benoit was the two-time Boston Marathon champion (1979, 1983) and current world record holder in the marathon (2:22:42) by the time she was preparing for the inaugural women’s Olympic marathon in 1984 in Los Angeles. But her participation in those Olympics almost didn’t happen. Just 17 days before the USA Olympic Trials in May 1984, Benoit underwent arthroscopic knee surgery and her status was suspect. With a gritty performance she won the Trials in a respectable time of 2:31:04. That determination continued on in Los Angeles, where the marathon started out slowly in the high August heat and humidity of...

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medalhas
Medalha de Ouro:1 Medalha de Prata: Medalha de Bronze:
  • Los Angeles
    Los Angeles 1984
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    Los Angeles
    Los Angeles 1984
    • 1 Medalha de Ouro
      Athletics
      Marathon

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