1968 – Peggy Fleming wins the women’s Olympic figure skating gold medal in Grenoble, France.
1992 – Bonnie Blair becomes the first woman to successfully defend an Olympic gold medal in 500-meter speed skating and the first American woman in any sport to win gold medals in consecutive Olympics.
1998 – Picabo Street, Alpine skiing’s comeback kid, overcomes a mistake about midway through her run and charges to an Olympic gold by one-hundredth of a second in the women’s super-G – the Calgary Games’ first Alpine medal after three days of snow-related postponements.
2008 – Susanna Kallur breaks the 18-year-old world record in the women’s 60-meter indoor hurdles, finishing in 7.68 seconds to lower the mark by 0.01 at the Karlsruhe (Germany) International. Kallur breaks the record set Feb. 4, 1990, by Russia’s Ludmila Narozhilenko – who later changed her name to Ludmila Engquist.Powered by Sidelines