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Rudolph, Wilma, 1940-1994

LC control no.n 86116402
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Personal name headingRudolph, Wilma, 1940-1994
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Other standard no.Q31083
Associated countryUnited States
LocatedClarksville (Tenn.)
Birth date1940-06-23
Death date1994-11-12
Place of birthSaint Bethlehem (Clarksville, Tenn.)
Clarksville (Tenn.)
Place of deathBrentwood (Williamson County, Tenn.)
Field of activityTrack and field
AffiliationOlympic Games (16th : 1956 : Melbourne, Vic.)
Olympic Games (17th : 1960 : Rome, Italy)
Profession or occupationSprinter
Runners (Sports)
Olympic athletes
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Found inBiracree, T. Wilma Rudolph, 1988: CIP t.p. (Wilma Rudolph)
LC data base, 4-30-87 (hdg.: Rudolph, Wilma, 1940- )
Wilma unlimited, 1996: CIP t.p. (Wilma Rudolph) galley (d. 1994)
New York times (online), viewed Jan. 27, 2015 (in obituary published Nov. 13, 1994: Wilma Rudolph; b. Wilma Glodean Rudolph, June 23, 1940, in the St. Bethlehem section of Clarksville, Tenn.; grew up in Clarksville; d. yesterday [Nov. 12, 1994], Brentwood, Tenn., near Nashville, aged 54; grew from a sickly child unable to walk into a statuesque athlete of 20 who won three gold medals as a sprinter in the 1960 Olympics in Rome)
Wikipedia, March 2, 2020 (Wilma Rudolph; Wilma Glodean Rudolph (June 23, 1940 - November 12, 1994) was an African-American sprinter born in Saint Bethlehem, Tennessee, who became a world-record-holding Olympic champion and international sports icon in track and field following her successes in the 1956 and 1960 Olympic Games; born Saint Bethlehem, Tennessee; died Brentwood, Tennessee)
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