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Grete Waitz - Awards And Accomplishments

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Awards and Accomplishments

1975 World record, 3000 meters, 8:46.6
1976 World record, 3000 meters, 8:45.4
1978 Winner, New York City Marathon
1978 World record, marathon, 2:32.30
1978 World cross-country champion
1979 World record, 10 miles, 53:05
1979 Winner, New York City Marathon
1979 World record, marathon, 2:27.33
1980 World record, 10K, 31:00
1980 Winner, New York City Marathon
1980 World record, marathon, 2:25.41
1981 World cross-country champion
1982 Winner, New York City Marathon
1983 Winner, New York City Marathon
1983 World record, marathon, 2:25.29
1983 Winner, world marathon championships
1983 World cross-country champion
1984 Winner, New York City Marathon
1984 World record, 15K, 47:53
1984 Silver medal, marathon, Los Angeles Olympics
1985 Winner, New York City Marathon
1986 Winner, New York City Marathon
1986 World record, 8K, 25:03
1988 Winner, New York City Marathon
2000 Inducted into Distance Running Hall of Fame

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