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Joan Benoit wins first Women’s Marathon | Countdown to 2016

Countdown to 2016 – December 20th – Joan Benoit

The inaugural Women’s Marathon took place at Los Angeles 1984. In front of a home crowd, Joan Benoit won gold in a time of 2:22:43.

Each day of December we will reveal an iconic moment from Olympic history as we countdown to the Olympic year.

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