Sprinter who won a gold medal in the 100 meter sprint at the 1932 Olympics, as well as silver at the 1936 Olympics.
She began competing in athletics when she was in public school.
She won four gold medals at the Women's World Games.
After being killed at a bank robbery, an autopsy revealed that she had ambiguous genitalia.
She won gold at the Olympics in the 100 meter event, which was later popularized by Gail Devers.