Gallagher, Kim (1964–2002)

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Gallagher, Kim (1964–2002)

American runner. Name variations: Kimberly Gallagher. Born Kimberly Ann Gallagher, June 11, 1964, in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania; died of a stroke, Nov 18, 2002, in Philadelphia; attended University of Arizona for one year; m. John Corcoran; children: Jessica Smith.

Won TAC championship in 1,500 meters (1984); at Los Angeles Olympics, won a silver medal in 800 meters (1984); at Seoul Olympics, won a bronze medal in 800 meters (1988), battling anemia and an infection of the fallopian tubes; diagnosed with colon cancer (1989) and stomach cancer (1995).