Marlene Elejarde

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Marlene Elejarde
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Born June 3, 1951

Marlene Elejalde Díaz (June 3, 1951 in Havana – April 29, 1989) was a retired sprinter from Cuba. At the 1968 Summer Olympics she helped win a silver medal in 4 x 100 metres relay, the first Olympic medal ever won by Cuban women. At the 1972 Summer Olympics she won another relay medal, this time a bronze. She died in a car accident in 1989.