Wilma Rudolph

Events

Wilma Rudolph was born.

June 23, 1940

Wilma Overcomes Polio

May 1944 - June 1944

Wilma begins walk

1951

Wilma wins 75-yard & 100-yard

1955

Wilma wins bronze medal in Melbourne Australia

1956

Wilma Rudolph crossing the finish line to win one of her three gold medals at the 1960 Olympic Games in Rome, Italy.

1960 - 1965

Wilma retires from track

1962

Wilma joins Operation Camp

1967

Wilma creates Wilma Rudolph Foundation

1981

Wilma dies of Brain Cancer

1994