The three winners of the Ladies 200 metre final at the Rome Olympics, September From left to right, Britain's Dorothy Hyman (bronze), the USA's Wilma Rudolph (gold) and Germany's Jutta Heine (silver). (Photo by Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Florence Griffith Joyner, left, meets with Wilma Rudolph, who won three gold medals in Rome in 1960. Rudolph is the director of the Seagram's 'Send the Families' program which paid the expenses of 550 immediate family members of Olympians to come to Seoul. Joyner selected her husband Al Joyner to be her Beneficiary in the program.
Wilma Rudolph, also known as "The Black Gazelle", "The Tornado" "The Black Pearl", was the woman to ever win 3 track field gold medals in 1 Olympic Game. The Tennessee State alumni was also a noted Civil Rights Women's Rights advocate pioneer.