Tamara Press

#158354
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
10, 1937
Birthplace
Ukraine
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
10, 1937 (age 81)
Birthplace
Ukraine

About

Russian shot putter and discus thrower who won three Olympic gold medals and one silver over two Olympics.

Before Fame

She won gold at the 1958 European Championships in Stockholm.

Trivia

She was accused of both being a hermaphrodite and being injected with male hormones.

Family Life

Her younger sister Irina Press also competed in track and field in the Olympics.

Associated With

She won gold at the 1960 Olympics where boxer Muhammad Ali also took home the gold.