n. Florence Griffith Joyner (1959-1998), American female track and field athlete who held several world records for races of various lengths (died suddenly at the age of 39); family name

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  • Joyner — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Al Joyner (* 1960), US amerikanischer Leichtathlet Jackie Joyner Kersee (* 1962), US amerikanische Leichtathletin Joyner ist der Name folgender Orte: Joyner (Queensland), ein Vorort von Brisbane,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Joyner — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Joyner peut désigner : Patronyme Joyner est un nom de famille notamment porté par : Al Joyner (né en 1960), athlète américain ; István… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Joyner — (1959–98) a US athlete, also known informally as ‘Flo Jo’, who won three gold medals at the 1988 Olympic Games. She ran the fastest time ever in the 200 metres. Joyner was the sister in law of Jackie Joyner Kersee. * * * (as used in expressions)… …   Universalium

  • Joyner — (as used in expressions) Griffith Joyner, (Delorez) Florence Joyner Kersee, Jackie Jacqueline Joyner …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Joyner — This interesting surname is of Old French origin, and is from an occupational name for a maker of wooden furniture, derived from the Anglo Norman French joignour , from the Old French joigneor , itself from joinre , to join, connect, originally… …   Surnames reference

  • Joyner, Tennessee — Joyner is an unincorporated town in Morgan County, Tennessee, United States. Joyner is between Wartburg and Oliver Springs on Tennessee State Route 62. Frozen Head State Park is nearby. Joyner s elementary school serves both Joyner and the town… …   Wikipedia

  • Joyner-Kersee —   [ dʒɔɪnə kəːsɪ], Jackie, amerikanische Leichtathletin, * Saint Louis (Missouri) 3. 3. 1962; Olympiasiegerin im Weitsprung 1988 sowie im Siebenkampf 1988 und 1992; Weltmeisterin im Weitsprung 1987 und 1991 sowie im Siebenkampf 1987 und 1993;… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Joyner-Kersee, Jackie — orig. Jacqueline Joyner born March 3, 1962, East St. Louis, Ill., U.S. U.S. athlete. She won four consecutive National Junior Heptathlon championships and starred in basketball and track and field at UCLA. In 1986 she became the first heptathlon… …   Universalium

  • Joyner, Queensland — Infobox Australian Place | type = suburb name = Joyner city = Moreton Bay Regional Council state = qld caption = lga = Moreton Bay Regional Council postcode = 4500 pop = 1,910 (2006) area = dist1 = 23 dir1 = NNW location1= Brisbane central… …   Wikipedia

  • Joyner-Kersee — (1962– ) an American who won three Olympic gold medals. Two were for the heptathlon (= an event involving seven separate contests) in 1988 (when she scored more points than any other competitor has ever done) and 1992. Her third gold medal was… …   Universalium