Jackie Joyner-Kersee Named Keynote Speaker at Gallia’s Annual Emancipation Event

BIDWELL, OH — Olympic gold medalist, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, will be the keynote speaker for Gallia County’s 152nd Emancipation Celebration. The event takes place on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015 at Bob Evans Farm located at 791 Farmview Road in Bidwell, OH where Jackie is scheduled to speak from 2-3 p.m. Source: Michael Johnson, My Daily Sentinel.

Photo shows Jackie Joyner-Kersee, speakng  at the 2015 Global Athletics Conference


Jackie Joyner-Kersee ranked among the all-time greatest athletes in the women’s heptathlon as well as in the women’s long jump. She won three gold, one silver, and two bronze Olympic medals, in those two events at four different Olympic Games. Sports Illustrated for Women magazine voted Joyner-Kersee the Greatest Female Athlete of the 20th century.
“We are excited, nervous, happy … you name it,” said Karen Sprague, treasurer and administrative assistant for the event. “We are very humbled to have someone of her caliber coming to Gallia County to attend and serve as our keynote speaker,” Sprague said.
Watch the following video where Jackie Joyner-Kersee is speaking with Ato Boldon about her athletic career in January 2015 at the Global Athletics Conference.

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