Jones (right) at the 1964 Olympics
July 18, 1941 |
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, U.S.
|Height||169 cm (5 ft 7 in)|
|Weight||61 kg (134 lb)|
|Club||Niles Kayak Club|
A native of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Jones graduated from Michigan State University. She won three gold medals at the 1967 Pan American Games and a record 35 national championships and 24 North American championships.
Her husband, William Smoke, finished fourth in the second repechage event of the K-4 1000 m at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Jones' son, Jeff, finished seventh in the K-2 1000 m semifinal at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. Her sister, the late Sperry Rademaker, finished seventh in the K-2 500 m event at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City.
- Marcia Jones Smoke. Sports-reference.com
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