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Quotation by Wilma Rudolph
When I was going through my transition of being famous, I tried to ask God why was I here? what was my purpose? Surely, it wasn't just to win three gold medals. There has to be more to this life than that.
Wilma Rudolph (1940–1994), U.S. runner. As quoted in I Dream a World, by Brian Lanker (1989).
In Rome in 1960, Rudolph had become the first American woman to win three gold medals in track and field at a single Olympics.
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