Jackie Joyner-Kersee Image Gallery

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Jackie Joyner-Kersee, 1984

Jackie Joyner-Kersee, High Jump, 1984 Olympics
Jackie Joyner-Kersee Image Gallery Jackie Joyner-Kersee, High Jump, 1984 Olympics. Getty Images / Tony Duffy

Olympic Track and Field Champion

Jackie Joyner-Kersee, track and field champion who competed and won medals in four Olympic Games, is considered by many to be the best all-around female athlete in the world.

Jackie Joyner-Kersee in a high jump at the Los Angeles Olympic Games, 1984.

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Jackie Joyner-Kersee, 1984

Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Long Jump, Heptathlon, Olympics, Los Angeles, 1984
Jackie Joyner-Kersee Image Gallery Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Long Jump, Heptathlon, Olympics, Los Angeles, 1984. Getty Images / Tony Duffy

Jackie Joyner-Kersee as she lands after the long jump, part of the heptathlon, 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games.

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Jackie Joyner-Kersee, 1985

Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Long Jump, 1985
Jackie Joyner-Kersee Image Gallery Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Long Jump, 1985. Getty Images / Tony Duffy

Jackie Joyner-Kersee, captured in the middle of a long jump.

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Jackie Joyner-Kersee, 1985

Jackie Joyner-Kersee, 1985
Jackie Joyner-Kersee Image Gallery Jackie Joyner-Kersee, 1985. Getty Images / Tony Duffy

Jackie Joyner-Kersee crosses the line at a 1985 track event.

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Jackie Joyner-Kersee, 1988

Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Long Jump, Olympic Gold Medal, 1988
Jackie Joyner-Kersee Image Gallery Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Long Jump, Olympic Gold Medal, 1988. Tony Duffy / Getty Images

Jackie Joyner-Kersee in the long jump at the 1988 Seoul Olympics. She won the gold, setting an Olympic record of 7.40 meters.

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Jackie Joyner-Kersee, 1988

Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Javelin Throw, Olympics, Seoul, 1988
Jackie Joyner-Kersee Image Gallery Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Javelin Throw, Olympics, Seoul, 1988. Getty Images / Tony Duffy

Jackie Joyner-Kersee throws the javelin at the 1988 Seoul Olympics.

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Jackie Joyner Kersee, 1988

Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Shot Put, Heptathlon, Olympics, 1988, Seoul
Jackie Joyner-Kersee Image Gallery Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Shot Put, Heptathlon, Olympics, 1988, Seoul. Getty Images / Tony Duffy

Jackie Joyner-Kersee throwing the shot in the heptathlon in the 1988 Seoul Olympic games.

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Jackie Joyner-Kersee, 1991

Jackie Joyner-Kersee, 1991
Jackie Joyner-Kersee Image Gallery Jackie Joyner-Kersee, 1991. Getty Images / Tony Duffy

Image of Jackie Joyner-Kersee in the air, taken in 1991.

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Jackie Joyner-Kersee and Bobby Kersee, 1991

Jackie Joyner-Kersee with Husband and Coach Bobby Kersee, November 1991
Jackie Joyner-Kersee Image Gallery Jackie Joyner-Kersee with Husband and Coach Bobby Kersee, November 1991. Getty Images / Tony Duffy / Allsport

Jackie Joyner-Kersee with her husband and UCLA track and field coach, Bobby Kersee, November 1991. They were married in 1986.

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Jackie Joyner-Kersee, 1992

Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Long Jump, May 1992
Jackie Joyner-Kersee Image Gallery Jackie Joyner-Kersee winning the Long Jump event, IAAF Jenner Meet, San Jose, California, May, 1992. Getty Images / Tony Duffy / Allsport

Jackie Joyner-Kersee winning the Long Jump event, IAAF Jenner Meet, San Jose, California, May, 1992.

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Jackie Joyner-Kersee, 1992

Jackie Joyner-Kersee, hurdles, hepathlon, Olympics, 1992, Barcelona
Jackie Joyner-Kersee Image Gallery Jackie Joyner-Kersee, hurdles, hepathlon, Olympics, 1992, Barcelona. Getty Images / Tony Duffy

Jackie Joyner-Kersee and the hurdles, part of the Heptathlon event, 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games.

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Jackie Joyner Kersee, 1992

Jackie Joyner-Kersee, heptathlon, Olympics, 1992, Barcelona.
Jackie Joyner-Kersee Image Gallery Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Heptathlon Gold Medal, Olympics, 1992, Barcelona. Getty Images / Mike Powell

Jackie Joyner-Kersee competing in the Heptathlon, 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games. She won the gold medal in the event.

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Jackie Joyner-Kersee, 1992

Jackie Joyner-Kersee on winning the Heptathlon, 1992 Barcelona Olympics
Jackie Joyner-Kersee Image Gallery Jackie Joyner-Kersee on winning the Heptathlon, 1992 Barcelona Olympics. Getty Images / Tony Duffy

Jackie Joyner-Kersee celebrates winning the Heptathlon, 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games. Joyner-Kersee took the gold medal with 7,044 points.

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Jackie Joyner Kersee, 1992

Jackie Joyner-Kersee qualifying for long jump, Barcelona Olympics 1992
Jackie Joyner-Kersee Image Gallery Jackie Joyner-Kersee qualifying for long jump, Barcelona Olympics 1992 -- she won the bronze medal in the event. Getty Images / Mike Howell / Allsport

Jackie Joyner-Kersee qualifying for long jump, 1992 Barcelona Olympic games. She won the bronze medal in the event.

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Jackie Joyner-Kersee, 1994

Jackie Joyner-Kersee falls, National Indoors competition, Atlanta, Georgia, 1994.
Jackie Joyner-Kersee Image Gallery Jackie Joyner-Kersee falls, National Indoors competition, Atlanta, Georgia, 1994. Getty Images / Gray Mortimore

Jackie Joyner-Kersee falls while competing in the National Indoors competition, Atlanta, Georgia, 1994.

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Jackie Joyner-Kersee, 1996

Jackie Joyner-Kersee, high jump, team trials, 1998 Atlanta Olympics
Jackie Joyner-Kersee Image Gallery Jackie Joyner-Kersee, high jump, team trials, 1998 Atlanta Olympics. Getty Images / Mike Powell / Allsport

Jackie Joyner-Kersee competing in the high jump in team trials for the 1996 Atlanta Olympic games.

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Jackie Joyner-Kersee, 1996

Jackie Joyner-Kersee, long jump, 1996 Atlanta Olympics
Jackie Joyner-Kersee Image Gallery Jackie Joyner-Kersee, long jump, 1996 Atlanta Olympics. Getty Images / Tony Duffy

Jackie Joyner-Kersee competing in the long jump at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics.

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Jackie Joyner-Kersee, 2004

Jackie Joyner-Kersee and New Wheaties Box, June 23, 2004
Jackie Joyner-Kersee Image Gallery Jackie Joyner-Kersee and New Wheaties Box, June 23, 2004. Getty Images / Stephen Chernin

Jackie Joyner-Kersee appears with her image on a new Wheaties box, June 23, 2004.

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Jackie Joyner-Kersee, 2007

Jackie Joyner-Kersee, April 25, 2007
Jackie Joyner-Kersee Image Gallery Jackie Joyner-Kersee, April 25, 2007. Getty Images / Scott Wintrow

Jackie Joyner-Kersee at a press conference for Athletes for Hope, April 25, 2007, New York City.

Other athletes involved in Athletes for Hope are Andre Agassi, Muhammad Ali, Lance Armstrong, Warrick Dunn, Jeff Gordon, Mia Hamm, Tony Hawk, Andrea Jaeger, Mario Lemieux, Alonzo Mourning, and Cal Ripken, Jr. The organization was founded to support charitable and community causes.

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