Wyomia Tyus

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Birthday
29, 1945
Birthplace
Griffin, GA
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
29, 1945 (age 73)
Birthplace
Griffin, GA

About

Women's track and field athlete who won three gold medals and a silver at the 1964 Tokyo games and the 1968 Mexico City games.

Before Fame

She was a star runner at the University of Tennessee.

Trivia

She also won the gold medal at the Pan American games, where she set a new world record.

Family Life

She has two children, Simone and Tyus.

Associated With

She was elected into the USA Track & Field hall of fame a year before Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.