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Despite wearing leg braces as a child, sprinter Wilma Rudolph became the first American woman to win three Olympic gold medals in a year.

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What Olympics did Wilma Rudolph win 4 medals in?

She won three Gold Medals in the 1960 Rome Olympics.


What African American was the first to win three gold medals in the Olympics in the track field?

Jesse Owen in 1936 and Wilma Rudolph in 1960.


Why is Wilma Rudolph important?

she won three medals in the 1960 Olympics in rome.


What year was the year Wilma Rudolph won three gold medals in the Olympics?

1960.


Who won three gold medals for women's track and field in 1960?

Wilma Rudolph


Who was the first American woman to win three track and field gold medals at one Olympics games?

In the 1960 Olympic Games Wilma Rudolph became the first American woman to win three gold medals. As an aside, Wilma was from Tennessee.


What time did Wilma Rudolph die?

Wilma Rudolph was a super Black woman track athlete. She won three gold medals at the 1960 Rome Olympics. She died in 1994.


Who was the first African American woman to win 3 gold medals in the track and field Olympics in 1960?

Wilma Rudolph.


Who was the woman from the 1960 oylmpics that won three gold medals in track and field?

Wilma Rudolph


How many silver medals did Britain win in 1960 Olympics?

Britain won 6 Silver medals along with 2 Golds and 12 Bronze, to make a total of 20 medals in the 1960 summer Olympics, held at Rome.


How many gold medals have Nigeria won in Olympics since 1960?

Nigeria has won 14 gold medals in olympic since 1960.


What track star had polio?

Three time gold medalist Wilma Rudolph was diagnosed with polio at the age of 7. She was 'cured' at the age of 12 and went on the become the fastest woman in the world, winning three gold medals at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome.

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