Zola Budd

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Birthday
26, 1966
Birthplace
South Africa
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
26, 1966 (age 53)
Birthplace
South Africa

About

Barefoot long-distance runner and 1992 Olympic competitor who was a two-time IAAF World Cross Country Champion.

Before Fame

She broke the world record for the women's 5000m at age 17.

Trivia

She lost her chance for the 1984 gold after a controversial collision with another runner.

Family Life

She married Mike Pieterse in 1989; she has a daughter named Lisa.

Associated With

She gained negative attention for causing Mary Decker to fall during the 1984 3000 meters final.