On Aug. 30, 1987, Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson sets a new world record for the 100-metre dash. On Sept. 24, 1988 at the Olympic Summer Games in Seoul, South Korea, he won the 100m final, the Gold medal, and set a new world record of 9.79 seconds. Three days later he was disqualified for doping.
Florence Griffith "Flo-Jo" Joyner - American track and field athlete. She is considered the fastest woman of all time based on the fact that the world records she set in 1988 for both the 100 m and 200 m still stand and have yet to be seriously challenged. She died in her sleep as the result of an epileptic seizure in 1998 at the age of 38.
Florence Griffith Joyner----She is considered the "fastest woman of all time" based on the fact that the world records she set in 1988 for both the 100 metres and 200 metres still stand and have yet to be seriously challenged!!
Janet Jackson, American recording artist & actress. Having sold 160M+ records, she is ranked as one of the best-selling artists in the history of contemporary music. The RIAA lists her as the 11th best-selling female artist in the US. In 2008, Billboard ranked her at #7 of the Hot 100 All-Time Top Artists. It also announced the Top 50 R&B/Hip-Hop Artists of the Past 25 Years, ranking her at #5. She is one of the world's most awarded artists.