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Sisters-in-law are Golden at Olympics in Seoul

Updated: September 27, 2001, 3:55 PM ET
By Larry Schwartz | Special to ESPN.com

Sept. 29, 1988

Florence Griffith Joyner and Jackie Joyner-Kersee already had a gold medal apiece at the Seoul Olympics, Flo Jo having won the 100 meters and her sister-in-law having taken the heptathlon with a world-record performance. Today, they each go for the gold again.

After breaking a 9-year-old world record of 21.71 seconds in the 200 with a clocking of 21.56 seconds in the semifinals, Flo Jo runs even faster 100 minutes later in the final. She pulls away in the ...

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