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Wilma Rudolph - Awards And Accomplishments

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1956 Bronze medal, 4 X 100-meter relay, Olympic Games, Melbourne, Australia
1960 World record in the 200-meter race at the Olympic Trials at Texas Christian University
1960 Gold medals, 100-meter dash, 200-meter dash, and 4 × 100-meter relay, Olympic Games, Rome, Italy; first American woman to win three Olympic gold medals
1961 Received Sullivan Award and Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year Award
1962 Received Babe Didrikson Zaharias Award
1973 Inducted into Black Athletes Hall of Fame
1974 Inducted into National Track and Field Hall of Fame
1980 Inducted into Women's Sports Foundation Hall of Fame
1983 Inducted into U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame
1987 Received National Collegiate Athletic Association's Silver Anniversary Award
1993 Honored as one of the National Sports Awards "Great Ones"
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over 4 years ago

these accomplishments are very great and she is a very awesome person to look up to as an athlete and she has really inspired me to recognize female athletes can do great things

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over 1 year ago

i am so inspired by her

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over 2 years ago

i want more information

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over 5 years ago

omg lke i didnt know this could be true it is like so many awards in such little of time ecspecilly when she was crimpled at first like wow

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8 months ago

This Is So Good Information Helped me With My PROJECT

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over 2 years ago

this is helpful but could use complete sentences

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over 1 year ago

She was a great woman. R.I.P Wilma Rudolph

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9 months ago

this does not really give the accomplishments just little this she got or acheieved throughout her life.

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over 3 years ago

very good for black history month_comments_put here_________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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over 2 years ago

please give more info

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7 months ago

Please post more information.

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7 months ago

you should put more information about wilma on this site.

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8 months ago

This is amazing! did you know her mother got married 2 times, as well as her?

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over 5 years ago

wilma rudolph

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over 1 year ago

HER ACCOMPLISHMENTS ARE AWESOME THIS HAS GREAT INFORMATION FOR WILMA RUDOLPH

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9 months ago

i am trying to give a report for black history month because i am on student council but you are giving me all this information and you expect me to write all of this and the printer is not working so now i do have to write this and my hand is so tired why couldnt you have just wrote her #1 greatest accomplishment not all of them

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over 2 years ago

Sup

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7 months ago

ha gotem

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7 months ago

made me kill my hole family

10/10 m8 no r8 again

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6 months ago

I want more info.

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over 1 year ago

hi girly what are you doing

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over 3 years ago

This sucked

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8 months ago

she is so ugly but she had a rough lifestyle

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about 1 month ago

123 u go free

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5 months ago

i do track and i have physical problems and it inspired me to never give up




























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5 months ago

I am a volunteer storyteller in Colorado with the organization SPELLBINDERS. When time permits, I visit more than a dozen 4th-6th grade classrooms every month. The story of Wilma Rudolph is one of their favorite stories. It is my favorite to tell.

I was born the same year as Wilma and remember the news clips of her picking up the dropped baton and pulling out the victory for the USA in Rome at the 1960'Olympics. She continues to inspire me. The only two modern athletes who rival her achievements are Tiger Woods and Lance Armstrong and both of them besmirched their success with their bad choices.