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Gwen Torrence


1965 Born in Atlanta, Georgia
1980-83 State champion in 100 meters and High School All-American
1983-87 Attends University of Georgia
1984 Qualifies for Olympic trials, but decides not to compete
1988 Competes in Seoul Olympics
1992 Competes in Barcelona Olympics
1995-96 Widely considered the fastest woman in the world
1996 Competes in Atlanta Olympics
1997 Retires from competition to become a hair stylist and raise her children

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