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Alice Coachman Wins Olympic Gold Medal
Associated Press

1948

Alice Coachman Wins Olympic Gold Medal

Alice Coachman becomes the first Black woman to win an Olympic gold medal in the 1948 Games held in London, where she cleared the high jump bar at five feet and six inches on her first jump.

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