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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Nomination Criteria Re-released

Ed Temple, a Tennessee State University track coach took notice of Rudolph’s speed on the court and mentored her from higher college to college and onto the Olympics. Born in Albany, Georgia in 1923, Alice Coachman was one particular of ten children and a sports prodigy from an early age. As an African American, she could neither practice in neighborhood instruction facilities like gymnasiums or tracks, nor compete in local competitions, due to Jim Crow segregation laws in the South. As an alternative, she tied rags, ropes and sticks collectively in a field close to her home and practiced her...