Wilma Rudolph

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The life of An Olympic runner Wilma Rudolph

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Wilma Rudolph

  1. 1. Wilma Rudolph “The Tennessee Tornado” <ul>By Ekaterina Hupalo </ul>
  2. 2. Why my person is special <ul><li>Wilma Rudolph is special because she won three gold Olympic medals and a bronze. </li></ul>
  3. 3. A challenge my person faced <ul><li>A challenge Wilma faced was that she had faced the fastest team in the Olympics. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Wilma is famous for.... <ul><li>Wilma is famous for beating a world record and being the fastest women in the world. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Wilma Rudolph' s Birthday <ul>Wilma was born on 1940 Clarksville, Tennessee </ul>
  6. 6. Something people don't know about Wilma <ul>Wilma was in a brace on her leg for a few years until she went to church one day. She took her brace off and went into the church. She walked down the aisle as everyone watched her. </ul>
  7. 7. The most interesting thing about Wilma <ul>The most interesting thing about Wilma Rudolph is that she was given the nick name The Tennessee Tornado. She was given this nickname because of how fast she was. </ul>
  8. 8. I like Wilma Rudolph because... <ul>What I like about Wilma is that she is a fast runner and never gave up even if she lost. Wilma died by having brain tumor at the age of 54 on November 12,1994. </ul>
  9. 9. Wilma's Records <ul>100 meter dash: 11.3 seconds 200 meter dash: 23.2 seconds and 24.0 seconds in the finals Relay: 44.5 seconds and 44.4 seconds in the finals </ul>

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