less than 1 minute read

Wyomia Tyus

Further Information


Johnson, Anne Janette. Great Women in Sports. Detroit: Visible Ink Press, 1996.


Boykin, Mary Reese. "Voices /A Forum for Community Issues; Community Interviews; Go for the Gold Throughout Life." Los Angeles Times (September 16, 2000): B9.

"A Child of Jim Crow, She Refused to Run Second to Anyone." People (July 15, 1996): 109.

Crouse, Karen. "Wyomia Tyus: Jones Minus Hype." Daily News (Los Angeles, CA) (July 13, 2000): S1.

"For Your Information." PR Newswire (June 6, 1984).

Japenga, Ann. "Workouts, Words on Right Track to Career in Sports." Los Angeles Times (June 28, 1985): p5.18

Lawrence, James. "Wyomia Tyus Speaks Up for Female Athletes." United Press International (August 28, 1982).

New York Times (February 24, 1974): S5.3.

Rosenthal, Bert. Associated Press (November 28, 1989).

"Three-time Olympic gold medal sprinter headlines USOC diversity project." Associated Press (March 24, 2000).

Votava, Lyn. "They Raced for Their Lives." Ethnic NewsWatch (March 31, 1994): 62.


"Wyomia Tyus." Women's Sports Foundation. http://www.womenssportsfoundation.org/cgi-bin/iowa/sports/ggg/ind.html?record=305 (January 6, 2003).

Additional topics

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