Millrose Games, 1961

Wilma Rudolph (June 1940 – was an American athlete, and in the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy (where the Italians nicknamed her “La Gazzella Nera”), she became the first American woman.

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1960 Olympics in Rome

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Wilma Rudolph: Wilma Rudolph, American sprinter, the first American woman to win three track-and-field gold medals in a single Olympics. Rudolph was sickly as a child and could not walk

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On June 23, 1940, Wilma Glodean Rudolph, was born in St. Bethlehem, Tennessee.

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