Jenny Spangler

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Jenny Spangler
Personal information
Nationality American
Born (1963-07-20) July 20, 1963 (age 55)
Rockford, Illinois, United States
Sport
Sport Long-distance running
Event(s) Marathon

Jenny Spangler (born July 20, 1963) is an American long-distance runner. She competed in Atlanta, GA in the women's marathon at the 1996 Summer Olympics, but dropped out, along with 20 other women.[1] By virtue of winning the Olympic Trials in 2:29:54, she was also the 1996 United States National Champion in the Marathon.[2][3] She had run the best time of any U.S. Junior in 1983, clocking 2:33:52. In 1984, she finished the Trials in 2:40:18, in 1988, 2:44.59, and in 2000, in 2:36:30, for 9th place.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Jenny Spangler Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved May 27, 2017.
  2. ^ "USA Marathon Champions". USA Track & Field. Retrieved January 25, 2018.
  3. ^ "Athletics at the 1996 Atlanta Summer Games: Women's Marathon". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 17 April 2018.
  4. ^ 2012 USA Women's Olympic Trials Marathon - Complete History 1984-2008. Retrieved April 17, 2018.