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Mae Faggs

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Creation Date

1955

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A Native of Bayside, N.Y., Mae Faggs Earned the Distinction of Being the First United States Female to Participate in Three Different Olympics (1948, 1952 and 1956). She Won a Gold Medal in the 4 x 100-Meter Relay at the 1952 Olympics in Helsinki and a Bronze Medal at the 1956 Olympics in Melbourne. A Member of the AAU All-American Women's Track and Field Team From 1954 to 1956, Starr Won the AAU 200-Meter Dash in 1954, 1955 and 1956. In Addition, She Won the Indoor 100-Meter Dash in 1952 and Recorded Six Victories in the 200-Meter Event From 1949 to 1956.

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Sports; Track athletics;

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