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Enriqueta Basilio

Death of Enriqueta Basilio

October 26, 2019
| Age 71

Mexican sprinter was the first woman to light the Olympic flame

Obituary

Enriqueta Basilio was the first woman to light the Olympic cauldron when she was granted the honor at the 1968 Olympic games in Mexico City, Mexico. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.