Helen Stephens

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Birthday
3, 1918
Birthplace
Missouri
DEATH DATE
Jan 17, 1994 (75)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
3, 1918
Birthplace
Missouri
DEATH DATE
Jan 17, 1994 (75)

About

Two-time Olympic gold medalist in the 100 meter and 4x100 meter relay in the same 1936 Berlin Olympic games. She was known as the Fulton Flash.

Before Fame

She began training from a young age in order to prepare for the 1936 Olympics being that she was only about 18 years-old at that point.

Trivia

She was also a national champion in shot put and discus throwing.

Family Life

She was born in Fulton, Missouri and died in St. Louis, Missouri.

Associated With

She shook hands with Adolf Hitler following an Olympic race.