Wilma Rudolph Flashcards
My Name Is
I was born on
June 23 , 1940
A Conflict that I experienced in my life was
I Had already experienced on Burt High School's track team two years before , mostly as a way to keep busy between basketball seasons .
A conflict I experienced in my life was
An American Athlete and an Olympic champion .
I resolved my conflict by
I Was the fastest woman in the world in the 1960s and competedin two Olympics Games , in 1956 and in 1960 .
This conflict helped make me the person I am today because
In the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome Rudolph became the first American woman to win three gold medals in track and field during a single Olympic Games .
This reserch project is presented by
Mekala J . Dowdell