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Wyomia Tyus


1945 Born August 29 in Griffin, Georgia
1960 Attend Coach Ed Tempel's summer track program at Tennessee State University; father dies
1963 Graduates from high school
1964 Competes in the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan
1967 Graduates from Tennessee State University
1968 Competes in the Olympic Games in Mexico City, Mexico
1974 Co-founds Women's Sports Foundation
1984 Participates in opening ceremonies at Olympic Games in Los Angeles, California
1997 Spokesperson for Active and Ageless exercise program
2000 Leads United States Olympic Committee's Project Gold 2000

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Famous Sports StarsTrack and FieldWyomia Tyus Biography - Early Training, Olympic Success, Chronology, Awards And Accomplishments, A Coach's Influence - SELECTED WRITINGS BY TYUS: