Grete Waitz

Grete Waitz
1953 - 2011
Grete Waitz  Norwegian Sports Star

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Grete Waitz was previously married to Jack Waitz (1975 - 2011).


Norwegian Sports Star Grete Waitz was born on 1st October, 1953 in Oslo, Norway and passed away on 19th Apr 2011 Oslo, Norway aged 57. She is most remembered for 1984 Summer Olympics. Her zodiac sign is Libra.

Grete Waitz is a member of the following lists: 1953 births, People from Oslo and Cancer deaths in Norway.


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First Name Grete
Last Name Waitz
Full Name at Birth Grete Waitz
Alternative Name Grete Waitz
Age 57 (age at death) years
Birthday 1st October, 1953
Birthplace Oslo, Norway
Died 19th April, 2011
Place of Death Oslo, Norway
Cause of Death Cancer
Height 5' 8" (173 cm)
Weight 120lbs (54 kg)
Build Athletic
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Zodiac Sign Libra
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality Norwegian
Occupation Text Norwegian Marathon Runner
Occupation Sports Star
Claim to Fame 1984 Summer Olympics
Brother Jan, Arild

Grete Waitz (née Andersen, 1 October 1953 – 19 April 2011) was a Norwegian marathon runner and former world record holder. In 1979, she became the first woman in history to run the marathon in under two and a half hours. She won nine New York City Marathons between 1978 and 1988, more than any other runner in history. She won a silver medal at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles and a gold medal at the 1983 World Championships in Helsinki. Her other marathon victories included winning the London Marathon in 1983 and 1986. She was also a five-time winner of the World Cross Country Championships.

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