Wilma Rudolph

World Fastest Women

Raven Loving 1st

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Wilma Rudolph life time

  • born- June 23 1940
  • death- November 12,1994
  • occupation- track and field athlete
  • education- Tennessee University
  • high school- Burt High school
  • nickname- Skeeter
  • 20th child out of 22 kids
  • parents were hard working but still poor

Wilma Rudolph Track and Field Life

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Track and Field life

she had a disease called "Polio" it makes you crippled were you can no longer walk. Her mom did everything she could do so Wilma can walk again but they were poor. Four times a day she had to get her legs massaged and she went to therapy. June 23,1956 she went first Olympic she was sixteen and won a bronze in the 4x400 relay. May 15,1973 black Athletes Hall of fame Wilma was abducted into the Black Athletes Hall of Fame. August 10,2004 postage stamp the United States Postal service honored Wilma by putting my picture on a 23 cent stamp.

Is Wilma still the fastest women that ever lived?

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is she still the fastest lady alive?

no she isn't the fastest lady but she was at the time. she would win mostly of her track meet.It’s a good bet you’ll never run as fast as the woman in this story. She was known as the fastest woman runner in the world.
She was very proud of her career, proud of what she had accomplished and proud of what she had done for the African American. She is already down in history as a great, great athlete and I don’t think there are many around that have accomplished what she has accomplished. This community is very proud of her.

Wilma Rudolph, the fastest woman in the world and truly a Tennessee Treasure.

Wilma Rudolph- An uphill battle
WILMA RUDOLPH oro 100 m. Roma 1960
womens 200 final from rome 1960

Citation

"Wilma Rudolph Biography." Wilma Rudolph Biography. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Apr. 2013.

"Wilma Rudolph Biography." Bio.com. A&E Networks Television, n.d. Web. 16 Apr. 2013.

"WILMA RUDOLPH." Tennessee History for Kids. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Apr. 2013.