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Florence Griffith Joyner

Florence Griffith JoynerAKA Florence Delorez Griffith

Born: 21-Dec-1959
Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA
Died: 21-Sep-1998
Location of death: Mission Viejo, CA
Cause of death: Epileptic Seizure
Remains: Buried, El Toro Memorial Park, Lake Forest, CA

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Track and Field

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Olympic sprinter

Husband: Al Joyner (athlete, m. 10-Oct-1987, until her death, one daughter)
Daughter: Mary Ruth (b. 15-Nov-1990)

    President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports Co-Chair (1993-98)
    Olympic Silver Medal 1984 200m dash
    Olympic Gold Medal 1988 100m dash
    Olympic Gold Medal 1988 200m dash
    Olympic Gold Medal 1988 4x100m
    Olympic Silver Medal 1988 4x400m
    Sullivan Award 1988
    Associated Press Athlete of the Year (female) 1988
    US Olympic Hall of Fame 2004
    Brain Seizure (5-Apr-1996)
    Died Intestate
    Risk Factors: Epilepsy

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