American athlete who won three gold medals at the 1960 Rome Olympics, winning the 100 m, 200 m, and 4 x 100 m relay.
She had infantile paralysis when she was young and had to wear a brace for three years.
She competed in the 1960 Olympics with Muhammad Ali.
She wore braces on her legs until she was nine.
She had four children with Robert Eldridge.
- The meaning of the name Rudolph: Famous Wolf