Question: Who won the 1960 Olympic gold medal in boxing?

Rome 1960. As Cassius Clay, Ali travelled to the 1960 Rome Games to compete in the light heavyweight division. Despite being only 18, he won all four of his fights easily. In the final he defeated three-time European champion Zbigniew Pietrzykowski to win the gold medal.

Where did he win his gold medal at during the 1960 Olympics?

Standing on the Second Street Bridge in Louisville, Kentucky, he did something that for most people would be unimaginable — he hurled an Olympic Gold Medal into the depths of the Ohio River. The year was 1960.

Who became an Olympic gold medalist in 1960?

In 1960, Wilma Rudolph became the first American woman to win three gold medals in track and field at a single Olympics.

What city has hosted the Olympics 3 times?

London has had the honour of hosting the Olympic Games three times, most recently in 2012. Just this week, it was announced that Brisbane will host the Olympic Games for the first time. The Australian city has been confirmed as the host city for the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Who is the fastest black woman in the world?

Wilma Rudolph

Personal information
Birth name Wilma Glodean Rudolph
Full name Wilma Glodean Rudolph
Nickname(s) Skeeter The Black Gazelle The Tornado The Black Pearl The Flash The Track Star
Born June 23, 1940 Saint Bethlehem, Tennessee, U.S.
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When did Blanche Rudolph die?

Blanche M. Rudolph, 96, formerly of Weissport, died Saturday, March 23. She was the widow of Joseph Rudolph Sr. Born in Corona, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Henry and Blanche (Cardon) Bodin.

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