3. Gone Too Soon
At the 1988 Seoul, Korea Olympics, Flo-Jo (Florence Griffith Joyner) captivated the world with her devastating talent, good looks and world record. onsidered the “fastest woman of all time,” Flo-Jo won gold for the 100 meters, 200 meters and 4×100 meters. She died from epilepsy in 1998 at the age of 38.