Rosie Ruiz

  • rosie ruiz
    personal information
    nationalitycuban
    citizenshipusa
    born(1953-06-21)june 21, 1953
    havana, cuba
    diedjuly 8, 2019(2019-07-08) (aged 66)
    lake worth beach, florida, united states
    height5 ft 3 in (1.60 m)
    partner(s)margarita alvarez
    sport
    countrycuba
    sporttrack and field
    rankdq
    event(s)1980 boston marathon

    rosie m. vivas[1] (née ruiz; june 21, 1953 – july 8, 2019)[2] was a cuban-american woman who was declared the winner in the female category for the 84th boston marathon in 1980, only to have her title stripped eight days after the race when it was discovered that she had not run the entire course. she is believed to have jumped onto the course about a half-mile before the finish.

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Rosie Ruiz
Personal information
NationalityCuban
CitizenshipUSA
Born(1953-06-21)June 21, 1953
Havana, Cuba
DiedJuly 8, 2019(2019-07-08) (aged 66)
Lake Worth Beach, Florida, United States
Height5 ft 3 in (1.60 m)
partner(s)Margarita Alvarez
Sport
CountryCuba
SportTrack and field
RankDQ
Event(s)1980 Boston Marathon

Rosie M. Vivas[1] (née Ruiz; June 21, 1953 – July 8, 2019)[2] was a Cuban-American woman who was declared the winner in the female category for the 84th Boston Marathon in 1980, only to have her title stripped eight days after the race when it was discovered that she had not run the entire course. She is believed to have jumped onto the course about a half-mile before the finish.

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العربية: روزي رويز
français: Rosie Ruiz
Bahasa Indonesia: Rosie Ruiz
русский: Руис, Рози