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Barbara Jones (athlete)

Name  Barbara Jones

Role  Olympic athlete
Barbara Jones (athlete) Barbara Jones athlete Wikipedia
Born  March 26, 1937 (age 78) (1937-03-26) Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Education  Tennessee State University
Olympic medals  Athletics at the 1952 Summer Olympics – Women's 4 × 100 metres relay
Similar People  Mae Faggs, Martha Hudson, Catherine Hardy Lavender, Wilma Rudolph, Jutta Heine

Barbara Pearl Jones (later Slater, born March 26, 1937) is a retired American sprinter. She was part of the 4 × 100 m relay teams that won gold medals at the 1952 and 1960 Olympics and at the 1955 and 1959 Pan American Games. At the 1952 Olympics she became the youngest woman to win an Olympic gold medal in athletics, aged 15 years 123 days. She later became a member of the U.S. Paralympic Games Committee.

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