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Who was the first British athlete to win Olympic Gold in a throwing event?

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Who was the first British athlete to win Olympic Gold in a throwing event?
posted Mar 6, 2017 by Shubham Rajput

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Tessa Sanderson

She is an English former javelin thrower and heptathlete who competed in the javelin competition in every one of the six Olympics from 1976–1996 winning the gold medal in 1984 for Great Britain. She is the second track and field athlete, after Lia Manoliu (discus), to compete at six Olympics

answer Mar 13, 2017 by Tanmay
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