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#RememberWhensdays, 1948 Olympics, Alice Coachman, High jump, Track And Field -

Rain was starting to come down as the closing women’s track and field event of the 1948 Summer Olympics was coming to an end. To that point, no American woman had taken the gold medal in any of the competitions. Alice Coachman changed that by soaring an unprecedented 5 feet, 6 1/8 inches in the […]

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