Wilma Rudolph

Wilma Glodean Rudolph was an American track and field sprinter who competed in the 100 and 200 meters dash. Rudolph was acclaimed the fastest woman in the world in the 1960s and competed in the 1956 and 1960 Olympic Games.

Born: 23 June 1940, Saint Bethlehem, Tennessee, United States

Died: 12 November 1994, Brentwood, Tennessee, United States