UK: Mary Rand Athlete Born 1940 A remarkable athlete, Rand was the first British woman to win an Olympic gold in a track and field event. She won the gold for a record-breaking long jump of 6.76m in the 1964 Olympics in Tokyo, but was such an all-rounder that she also took home a silver and a bronze for the pentathlon and 100m relay.

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UK: Mary Rand Athlete Born 1940 A remarkable athlete, Rand was the first British woman to win an Olympic gold in a track and field event. She won the gold for a record-breaking long jump of 6.76m in the 1964 Olympics in Tokyo, but was such an all-rounder that she also took home a silver and a bronze for the pentathlon and 100m relay.

USA's Jeff Henderson celebrates after he won the Men's Long Jump Final during…

USA's Jeff Henderson celebrates after he won the Men's Long Jump Final during…

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joan benoit samuelson. women marathon runner pioneer. she's 55 and still running on the track (if u remember her in nike ads for celebrating how far the women sports have come)

joan benoit samuelson. women marathon runner pioneer. she's 55 and still running on the track (if u remember her in nike ads for celebrating how far the women sports have come)

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Lynette Woodard

Koji Murofushi - Japan. Hammer Throw. Olympics 2012

Koji Murofushi - Japan. Hammer Throw. Olympics 2012

Inspirational Moments: Olympic celebrations - Robert Harting of Germany celebrates winning gold in the Men's Discus Throw Final on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 7, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

Inspirational Moments: Olympic celebrations - Robert Harting of Germany celebrates winning gold in the Men's Discus Throw Final on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 7, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

Jessica Ennis in the long jump

London 2012's finest physiques in action

Jessica Ennis in the long jump

Javelin throwing, 1920s

Javelin throwing, 1920s

Women's 4-by-400-meter relay final

USA Olympic medalists

Women's 4-by-400-meter relay final

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