Despite wearing leg braces as a child, sprinter Wilma Rudolph became the first American woman to win three Olympic gold medals in a year.
It was Lisa Leslie. In a game against the Miami Sol she stole the ball from Betty Lennox and took the ball coast to coast and finished with a two handed slam.
Margaret Abbott in women's golf at the 1900 Games in Paris.
Dominique Margaux Dawes (born November 20, 1976, in Silver Spring, Maryland) is a retired United States artistic gymnast. She was 10-year member of the U.S. national gymnastics team, the 1994 U.S. all-around senior National Champion, a three-time Olympian, a World Championships silver medalist and a member of the gold-medal winning "Magnificent Seven" at the 1996 Summer Olympics. Dawes is also notable as being the first African-American woman to win an individual Olympic medal in artistic gymnastics, and the first black person of any nationality or gender to win an Olympic gold medal in gymnastics. She is also one of only three female American gymnasts, along with Muriel Grossfeld and Linda Metheny-Mulvihill, to compete in three Olympics and was part of three Olympic medal-winning teams: Barcelona 1992 (bronze), Atlanta 1996 (gold), and Sydney 2000 (bronze). Dawes is the first female gymnast to be a part of three Olympic medal winning teams
That would be Marion Jones of the United States who won gold in the 100 meter dash, 200 meter dash, 4x100 meter relay, and 4x400 meter relay at the 2000 Games in Sydney. She has since been stripped of those medals due to her admitted use of performance enhancing substances.
Who were the first three African American women to win medals in Olympic games?
I believe that the richest African American woman in America today is Oprah Winfrey !
The first African-American woman to become a billionaire is Oprah Winfrey.
No African American woman has ever walked on the moon. In fact no woman has ever walked on the moon.
Condoleezza Rice was the first African American woman to be Secretary of State.
First african american to play volleyball?
no but it was improved by African American Sarah Boone
Who was the first african american woman lieutenant colonel in the united states armed service?
No African-American woman ever has been appointed to the Supreme Court
No, Hattie McDaniel was the first African American woman to win an Oscar.
•First African-American woman circuit court judge•representative of the State Department during the Cold War•First African-American woman to receive an LL.M.•First African-American woman to be an official American representative to the United Nations
The average weight of an average african american woman (5'6 average height) is about 130-145 lbs.