Lisa Misipeka

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American Samoan hammer thrower

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According to Wikipedia, Lisa Vasa Misipeka is an American Samoan athlete who specialises in the hammer throw. She was the first woman to represent American Samoa at the Olympics. She won the bronze medal at the 1999 World Championships in Athletics. First place was 75.20m, second place 72.56m, and 9m behind first and 6.5m behind second was Misipeka in third with 66.06m. It was the first ever international medal for American Samoa, and the greatest difference in distance between the first three medal places. The flag bearer for American Samoa at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece where she did not record a distance in the qualifying round of the women's hammer due to a knee injury and therefore did not advance to the final.

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