TITLE

Florence Griffith Joyner says lack of sleep and hectic schedule caused seizure

PUB. DATE
April 1996
SOURCE
Jet;4/29/96, Vol. 89 Issue 24, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on Olympic gold medalist Florence Griffith Joyner's statement on the reasons for the seizure she suffered on a plane en route to Saint Louis, Missouri.
ACCESSION #
9605062622

 

Related Articles

  • Flo Jo: In for the long run. Biddulph, G. // Women's Sports & Fitness;May92, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p14 

    Reveals that Olympic gold medalist sprinter Florence Griffith-Joyner is training to run the marathon in the 1996 Olympics. Training method; Other activities she's involved in.

  • Speed Queen. Villarosa, L. // Runner's World;Oct88, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p79 

    At the 1988 US Olympic Track and Field Trials held in mid-July in Indianapolis, Ind., Florence Griffith Joyner sprinted to a 10.49 second world record in the women's 100 meters. Evelyn Ashford, 31, having a great performance, placed second. The third spot on Olympic team went to Gwen Torrence...

  • Flash prance. Burfoot, A. // Runner's World;Dec88, Vol. 23 Issue 12, p48 

    Describes the women's 100-meter event held during 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. Florence Griffith Joyner of the US sprinted to the Gold Medal. The wind kept Griffith Joyner's time of 10.54 from the Olympic record books, but her 10.62 quarterfinal performance broke Evelyn...

  • Going with the Flo. Siegler, Bonnie // American Fitness;Jan/Feb96, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p30 

    Features Florence Griffith Joyner, Olympics medalist in track and field. Exercise and fitness program; Preparation for the 1996 Woman's Marathon and Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia; Diet; Diet supplement.

  • Life in the fast lane. Cain, J.D. // Essence (Essence);Mar1989, Vol. 19 Issue 11, p48 

    Profiles Olympic track and field champion Florence Griffith Joyner. Athletic career; Early life; Marriage to Olympic hopeful Al Joyner.

  • Florence Griffith Joyner released from hospital after suffering in-flight seizure.  // Jet;4/22/96, Vol. 89 Issue 23, p64 

    Reports that olympic gold medalist Florence Griffith Joyner was released from a St. Louis hospital a day after she suffered a seizure on a plane on its way to St. Louis, Missouri. Personal information.

  • My parents made me... Krucoff, Carol // U.S. Kids;Jul/Aug96, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p12 

    Relates the winner mentality of Olympic medalist Florence Griffith Joyner. Believing in oneself; Praying for strength.

  • Flo Jo confronts accuser on drug use allegations.  // Jet;10/9/89, Vol. 77 Issue 1, p46 

    Reports on Olympic sprint champion Florence Griffith Joyner's denial of accusations by a former teammate that she used performance-enhancing drugs.

  • Going with the Flo. Othersen, M. // Runner's World;May92, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p52 

    Details the American Airlines Miami Mile and 5-K, in which the author ran with Florence Griffith Joyner and got a better understanding her. Joyner's road-racing debut; Skeptics of Joyner's comeback attempt; Joyner's hopes of winning an olympic marathon; Flo-Jo's motives for tackling the roads;...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics