Marcia Jones-Smoke

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Marcia Jones-Smoke
Hilde Lauer, Lyudmila Pinayeva, Marcia Jones 1964.jpg
Jones (right) at the 1964 Olympics
Personal information
Born (1941-07-18) July 18, 1941 (age 75)
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, U.S.
Height 169 cm (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 61 kg (134 lb)
Sport Canoe sprint
Club Niles Kayak Club

Marcia Ingram Jones Smoke (born July 18, 1941) is an American sprint canoer. She competed at the 1964, 1968 and 1972 Olympics and won a bronze medal in the K-1 500 m event in 1964.[1]

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.[1]

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.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Marcia Jones Smoke.