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This Week in History: A fact for August

Copeland, Lillian - still image [media]

Lillian Copeland wins Olympic gold

August 2, 1932

Lillian Copeland won an Olympic gold medal in discus. At the previous Olympics, in 1928, she had won the silver in the same event. Her 1932 toss set a new world record.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "This Week in History: A fact for August." (Viewed on April 21, 2015) <http://jwa.org/thisweek/aug/random>.

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