From polio to 4 Olympic medals

January 31, 2021 by No Comments

Successful women

Wilma Rudolph

As a girl, Wilma Rudolph was once told that she would never walk again because of polio .

Wilma Rudolph was 20th of the 22 siblings. Born prematurely at 4.5 lbs, she suffered infantile paralysis, polio and scarlet fever.

She wore a brace for a twisted leg. She eventually became the world’s fastest woman, winning 4 Olympic medals.

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