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Flo Hyman Memorial Award

Description
This award is given on National Girls and Women in Sports Day to a female athlete who captures Flo's dignity, spirit and commitment to excellence. It honors an athlete who recognizes the far-reaching benefits of sports and who is determined to share these values with others. Major consideration is given to athletes who give generously of their time and energy so that there are greater sports opportunities for all girls and women.

Past Winners
2004 Kristi Yamaguchi
2003 Nawal El Moutawakel
2002 Dot Richardson
2001 Lisa Leslie
2000 Monica Seles
1999 Bonnie Blair
1998 Nadia Comaneci
1997 Billie Jean King
1996 Donna de Varona
1995 Mary Lou Retton
1994 Patty Sheehan
1993 Lynette Woodard
1992 Nancy Lopez
1991 Diana Golden
1990 Chris Evert
1989 Evelyn Ashford
1988 Jackie Joyner-Kersee
1987 Martina Navratilova

On September 23, 1992, Manon Rheaume was the first female to play in a game of a major professional sport (ice hockey; goalie).

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