First Black Woman to Win Olympic Gold Passes Away

Olympic swimming great John Nabor, interviews Alice Coachman, a gold medalist in the high jump at the 1948 Olympics, during U.S. Olympic team festivities in New York's Times Square, on April 18, 2012. The event marks 100 days until the London Olympics. AP, file

Coachman, the 1948 Olympic high jump champion, suffered a stroke in April and died at an Albany hospital.

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