Alice Coachman facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsOlympic medal record
|Competitor for the United States|
|Gold||1948 London||High jump|
Alice Marie Coachman (November 9, 1923 – July 14, 2014) was an American athlete. She specialized in high jump. She was the first black woman to win an Olympic gold medal. In 2002 she was designated a Women's History Month Honoree by the National Women's History Project.
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