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Where is Evelyn Ashford today?

Where is Evelyn Ashford today?

Since retiring after the 1992 Olympics, Ashford has served as a public speaker and has done Olympic advisory work for General Motors.

Is Evelyn Ashford married?

Ray Washingtonm. 1978
Evelyn Ashford/Spouse
Ashford, 28, is married to Ray Washington, a basketball coach at Mt. San Jacinto College in Hemet. Ashford set her world record of 10.76 seconds at Zurich, Switzerland, two weeks after winning the gold medal at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles.

When was Evelyn Ashford born?

April 15, 1957 (age 64 years)
Evelyn Ashford/Date of birth

Evelyn Ashford, (born April 15, 1957, Shreveport, Louisiana, U.S.), renowned American sprinter who excelled in the 100 metres.

How tall is Evelyn Ashford?

5′ 5″
Evelyn Ashford/Height

How old was Evelyn Ashford when she became famous?

Evelyn Ashford was the eldest of five children born in Shreveport, Louisiana. Pat Connelly discovered Evelyn Ashford when she was teenager; the two of them went on to become very successful. The US Olympic team gave Ashford a spot on their team when Ashford was 19.

Why did Evelyn Ashford not go to the Olympics?

However, along with dozens of other American athletes, Ashford was devastated when President Jimmy Carter announced a U.S. boycott of the Olympics in protest of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. Ashford abandoned her training, and she and her husband, Ray Washington, spent the summer traveling around the United States and visiting relatives.

What is the Chinese zodiac for Evelyn Ashford?

Chinese Zodiac: Evelyn Ashford was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

How many times did Evelyn Ashford break the world record?

Ashford twice broke the world record for the 100-meter sprint and broke the American record five times. She broke the American record for the 200-meter sprint three times.