Fred Thompson, Who Championed Women in Track, Dies at 85 – The New York Times

Fred Thompson, who founded a Brooklyn track club for girls and young women in 1963 and coached national and Olympic medalists as he championed the cause of female track-and-field athletes for a half-century, died on Tuesday at his home in Brooklyn. He was 85.

Source: Fred Thompson, Who Championed Women in Track, Dies at 85 – The New York Times

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