AKA Stanislawa Walasiewicz
Birthplace: Wierchownen, Poland
Location of death: Cleveland, OH
Cause of death: Murder
Remains: Buried, Calvary Cemetery, Cleveland, OH
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Track and Field
Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Olympic sprinter found to be hermaphrodite
Won a gold medal for the 100 meter dash in the 1932 Olympics. An autopsy performed in 1980 revealed that she was a hermaphrodite, with deformed chromosomes, no uterus, and a non-functioning, underdeveloped penis. Killed during a robbery attempt by a stray bullet.
Husband: Neil Olson (m. 1947)
Olympic Gold Medal 100 meter dash (1932)
Naturalized US Citizen
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