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Dame of the Day: Miki Gorman

Miki Gorman

Today’s Dame of the Day is Miki Gorman (August 9, 1935 – September 19, 2015). Gorman took up long distance running in her 30s and debuted with a 100 mile indoor race. (!!!) Four years later, she won the Boston Marathon and set a new course record. Gorman is the only woman to win both the Boston and New York City marathon twice and is one of two women to ever win both¬†marathons in the same year.

Dame of the Day: Katerina Izmailova

Katerina Izmailova

Today’s Dame of the Day is Katerina Izmailova (June 10, 1977-). As an Olympic athlete, Izmailova is one of a handful of people to represent her native Tajikistan at the games.. This swimmer competed at the 2000, 2008, and 2012 Olympics.