Wilma Rudolph broke world records in 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay, winning three gold medals in the process. She had overcome polio as a child to reach the Olympics.
The First Perfect 10
Her performance both helped the Romanian team to second place, and redefined gymnastics and the expectations of female athletes. She went on to compete in the 1980 Olympics in Moscow, where she won two more golds and two silver medals.RANK: 59 LOCATION: Montreal Forum | Montreal, Canada DATE: 7/19/1976 CATEGORY: Summer Olympics