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Olympic medal record
Women's athletics
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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