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Marion Jones

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12, 1975
Los Angeles, CA
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12, 1975 (age 47)
Los Angeles, CA


American track star who won three gold medals and two bronze medals at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, but was forced to forfeit all of them after admitting to steroid use.

Before Fame

She picked up sports after her stay at home dad passed away when she was 12.


She won gold medals in the 100 meter and in the 4x100 meter relay at the 1997 World Championships in Athens.

Family Life

She was married to CJ Hunter, her former track coach at UNC, from 1998 to 2002. She had a son named Tim Montgomery Jr. with Tim Montgomery in 2003. In 2008, she married Obadele Thompson.

Associated With

She was defended by the famous laywer of O.J. Simpson, Johnnie L. Cochran Jr. against doping charges in high school.