Wilma Glodean Rudolph

June 23, 1940- November 12, 1994

Clarksville, Tennessee

Tennessee State University

 

Sprinter

First American woman to win 3 Olympic gold medals 1960

Black Sports Hall of Fame 1980 Tennessee State Hall of Fame

U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame 1983 USTF Hall of Fame

Vitalis Cup for Sports Excellence 1983

Women's Sports Foundation Award 1984

Decreed June 23 as Wilma Rudolph Day in Tennessee