Alice Coachman

After her retirement, Alice Coachman formed the Alice Coachman Track and Field Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides assistance to young athletes and helps former Olympic athletes adjust to life after the games. During the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta she was honored as one of the 100 greatest Olympic athletes in history.

Reprinted with permission from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Courtesy of Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries