Olympic Medalists: Where Are They Now?

“Gold medalists Edwin Moses, Greg Louganis, Joan Benoit Samuelson and Mark Spitz talk about how they started over following their Olympic successes, and what drives them now.”

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Samuelson: ‘Run your own race’

“When Joan Benoit Samuelson teamed up with Nike for an ad campaign two decades ago, the finished product was titled ‘There is no finish line.’ ”

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Olympian Talks Md. Iron Girl Competition

“Joan Benoit Samuelson, a gold medalist in the 1984 Olympics, discusses the Iron Girl Columbia Half Marathon and 5K in Columbia that’s set for next April…”

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“Joan Benoit Samuelson, who set a world record at the Boston Marathon a year before she became the first Olympic women’s champion, will return to the starting line on Monday for the first time in 18 years…” Read more »

Boston Athletic Association

“The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today announced that Olympic Gold medalist and two-time Boston Marathon champion Joan Samuelson will compete in the 115th running of the Boston Marathon on Monday, April 18, 2011….” Read more »

Runner’s World

“Joanie is coming back to Boston. For the first time since 1993, Joan Benoit Samuelson will run the Boston Marathon, a race she won twice at the height of her competitive career….” Read more »

Time Warner

“Former Olympic champion US Joan Benoit Samuelson (R) and Romanian runner Constantina Dita raise a torch during a lighting ceremony of the Marathon flame in the town of Marathon northeast of Athens on October 30, 2010…” Read more »

Yahoo! Sports

“US marathon runner Olympic champion Samuelson and Romanian runner Dita raise a torch during a ceremony in Marathon town northeast of Athens – Saturday October 30…” Read more »


“Greece is gripped by economic strife but Athens Classic Marathon (ACM) organisers are using a poignant anniversary to lift morale and net the Greek capital an estimated cash bonanza of 25 million euros…” Read more »

Universal Sports

“More than a quarter of a century since her triumph at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, 53-year-old Joan Benoit-Samuelson is still going strong. On Sunday, she finished 43rd in the women’s race at the Chicago Marathon, running 2:47:50 …” Read more »


“Being realistic, running a sub-2:47 is really going to take a huge effort,” said Samuelson, who ran last year’s New York City marathon in 2:49:09…” Read more »

USA Today

“Twenty-five years ago, Joan Benoit Samuelson, who had won the first women’s Olympic marathon the year before, made more history by winning the 1985 Chicago Marathon in an American-record time of 2 hours, 21 minutes, 21 seconds…” Read more »

Portland Press Herald

“Olympic gold medalist Joan Benoit Samuelson says she will run the Chicago Marathon on Oct. 10, with hopes of qualifying for the 2012 Olympic trials…” Read more »