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What Olympic medals did JJK win?

Today’s question: East St. Louis native Jackie Joyner-Kersee played basketball at Lincoln High School then went on to become the Greatest Female Athlete in American sports history. Joyner-Kersee went on to win six Olympic medals.What Olympic medals did Jackie Joyner-Kersee win and in what years did she win them.

Yesterday’s answer: George Foreman was 45 when he became the oldest heavyweight champ in history. In 1994, George Foreman, age 45, becomes boxing's oldest heavyweight champion when he defeats 26-year-old Michael Moorer in the 10th round of their WBA fight in Las Vegas. More than 12,000 spectators at the MGM Grand Hotel watched Foreman dethrone Moorer, who went into the fight with a 35-0 record.

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