Wilma Rudolph - Quotes

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When the sun is shining I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult to overcome.

When the sun is shining I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult to overcome.

Winning is great, sure, but if you are really going to do something in life, the secret is learning how to lose. Nobody goes undefeated all the time. If you can pick up after a crushing defeat, and go on to win again, you are going to be a champion someday.

Winning is great, sure, but if you are really going to do something in life, the secret is learning how to lose. Nobody goes undefeated all the time. If you can pick up after a crushing defeat, and go on to win again, you are going to be a champion someday.

Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion: The potential for greatness lives within each of us.

Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion: The potential for greatness lives within each of us.

The triumph can't be had without the struggle. ---->>>

I ran and ran and ran every day, and I acquired this sense of determination, this sense of spirit that I would never, never give up, no matter what else happened. ---->>>

It doesn't matter what you're trying to accomplish. It's all a matter of discipline. I was determined to discover what life held for me beyond the inner-city streets. ---->>>

Believe me, the reward is not so great without the struggle. ---->>>

I loved the feeling of freedom in running, the fresh air, the feeling that the only person I'm competing with is me.

I loved the feeling of freedom in running, the fresh air, the feeling that the only person I'm competing with is me.

My doctor told me I would never walk again. My mother told me I would. I believed my mother. ---->>>

No matter what accomplishments you make, somebody helps you. ---->>>

The feeling of accomplishment welled up inside of me, three Olympic gold medals. I knew that was something nobody could ever take away from me, ever. ---->>>

I believe in me more than anything in this world. ---->>>

Sometimes it takes years to really grasp what has happened to your life. ---->>>

But when you come from a large, wonderful family, there's always a way to achieve your goals. ---->>>

I don't know why I run so fast. I just run. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 06-23, 1940
Birthplace: Saint Bethlehem, Tennessee, United States
Die: 11-12, 1994
Occupation: Athlete
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Wilma Glodean Rudolph (June 23, 1940 – November 12, 1994) was an American sprinter from Clarksville, 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. Rudolph competed in the 200-meter dash and won a bronze medal in the 4 × 100-meter relay at the 1956 Summer Olympics at Melbourne, Australia (wikipedia)