She won the gold medal for the 100m butterfly with an Olympic record time of 1 min 11.0 sec. ... of an enemy, Wilma lost the use of her left leg at the age of four after being hit by polio, double pneumonia, and scarlet fever. ... into the top bracket and within four years joined the American Olympic contingent5 for the 1956 Olympics. The 16-year-old was only a moderate success, and was eliminated6 in the heats of the 200m, but she won a bronze as a member of the 4xl00m-relay team.
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