- NAME: Alice Coachman
- OCCUPATION: Track and Field Athlete
- BIRTH DATE: November 09, 1923 (Age: 90)
- Did You Know?: In 1948, Alice Coachman became the first black woman to win an Olympic gold medal.
- Did You Know?: In 1952, Alice Coachman became the first African American to earn an endorsement deal.
- Did You Know?: Alice Coachman has been inducted into nine different halls of fame.
- EDUCATION: Tuskegee Preparatory School, Madison High School
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Albany, Georgia
- ZODIAC SIGN: Scorpio
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Track and field star Alice Coachman made history at the 1948 Olympic Games, becoming the first black woman to win an Olympic medal.
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She's also been inducted into nine different halls of fame, including the National Track & Field Hall of Fame (1975) and the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame (2004).
Coachman, who married Frank A. Davis and is the mother of two children, resides in Tuskegee, Alabama.
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