Wilma Rudolph

Wilma Rudolph

American Sprinter

Wilma was an American track sprinter who ran a 100 and 200 meter dash.She was the fastest woman in 1956 and 1960.She also competed in 2 Olympic games in 1956 and 1960.Wilma also went to the summer Olympics in Rome.

Olympic Winner

Wilma Rudolph became the first American to win three gold medals in the Summer Olympics in 1960! She won these medals in a single Olympic game! She was a track and field champion!After the Olympics she was known as the Tornado.