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Wilma Rudolph (June 23, 1940 - November 12, 1994) was the first American woman to win three gold medals in track and field during a single Olympic Games at the 1960 games in Rome. Suffering from polio and scarlet fever as a child, Rudolph persevered to star on her high school basketball team and win a bronze medal in the 4x100 relay at the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne. Her 1960 hometown victory parade in Clarksville TN was the first integrated event the town had seen. #TodayInBlackHistory

Wilma Rudolph was born prematurely at 4.5 lbs. , with 21 brothers and sisters…

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Florence Griffith-Joyner (1959-1998) winning the 100 metres at the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea.

1900 Women's Archery - Marion Jones took home the bronze!

"Silent Gesture," 1968 Summer Olympics

Vintage Photo Booth Picture

Jackie Joyner-Kersee, retired Olympic athlete, ranked among the all-time greatest athletes in the women's heptathlon as well as in the women's long jump. She won 3 gold, 1 silver, and 2 bronze Olympic medals, in those two events at 4 different Olympic Games. She also won 4 gold medals at the World Championships and 1 gold at the Pan-American Games. She holds the world record in heptathlon. Sports Illustrated for Women magazine voted her the Greatest Female Athlete of the 20th century.

Jim Thorpe in traditional regalia.

In 1936, Hitler hosted the Olympics in Berlin, intending for them to be a showcase of Aryan supremacy. American Jesse Owens shattered that goal when he won four gold medals in track & field.