---Inspirational Story Alert ---Kazakhstans Zulfiya Gabidullina has provided one of the stories of the 2016 Paralympics by setting a new world record in the S3 100m freestyle swimming. But what makes her achievement really stand out is the fact that she has achieved the feat at the age of 50. After taking nearly a second off the previous record in the S3 class with a blistering time of 1.30.07 Gabidullina became Kazakhstans first ever Paralympic medal winner and without a doubt a national…
25-year-old Alia Atkinson became the first Black woman to win a world swimming title on December 6, 2014 at the world short-course championships in Doha, Qatar. The Jamaican swimmer now holds the world record in the 100m breast stroke.
Florence Griffith "Flo-Jo" Joyner - American track and field athlete. She is considered the fastest woman of all time based on the fact that the world records she set in 1988 for both the 100 m and 200 m still stand and have yet to be seriously challenged. She died in her sleep as the result of an epileptic seizure in 1998 at the age of 38.
Janet Jackson, American recording artist & actress. Having sold 160M+ records, she is ranked as one of the best-selling artists in the history of contemporary music. The RIAA lists her as the 11th best-selling female artist in the US. In 2008, Billboard ranked her at #7 of the Hot 100 All-Time Top Artists. It also announced the Top 50 R&B/Hip-Hop Artists of the Past 25 Years, ranking her at #5. She is one of the world's most awarded artists.
Florence Griffith Joyner----She is considered the "fastest woman of all time" based on the fact that the world records she set in 1988 for both the 100 metres and 200 metres still stand and have yet to be seriously challenged!!