Death of Florence Griffith Joyner

December 21, 1959 - September 21, 1998
Lake Forest, California | Age 38

Olympic gold medalist in the track 100 and 200 meter events
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Florence Griffith-Joyner (born Delorez Florence Griffith), also known as Flo-Jo was an American track and field athlete. She holds the world records in the 100 m and 200 m races. She was the wife of track star Al Joyner and the sister-in-law of Jackie Joyner-Kersee.

Joyner died at they young age of 38 as a result of a brain abnormality discovered during the autopsy that made her subject to seizures. It was a congenital defect, having developed before birth. In 1990 she had, according...

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