Tennessee State University Has Produced More HBCU Olympians Than Any Other HBCU


Let’s talk HBCU Olympics!!! Tennessee State University has produced the most number of Olympic Gold medals from any HBCU. Wikipedia list of American’s with Olympic Medals and their Universities made it clear.

Tennessee State University is currently the only HBCU on the list, with 13 gold out of a total of 24 total medals. They’ve sent 13 athletes to the games, but the most notable is Wilma Rudolph, who was the first America woman to win three gold medals in track and field during the 1960s Rome games.


Congrats to Tennessee State University or your continuous ability to producing Olympics, who bring home the Gold.



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