French contestant at the 1900 Olympic Games

This picture from the Summer Olympics of days gone by begs but one question: How did women even play tennis dressed like that? Was it Paris fashion or did modesty outweigh maneuverability?

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This Day In Olympic History: 1985 - Willie Banks broke the world record for the triple jump with a leap of 58 feet, inches in the U. championships in Indianapolis, IN. Still people study his moves. I"M ProoF!

Polish discus thrower Jadwiga Wajs (1937)

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Wilma Rudolph, Martha Hudson, Barbara Jones, Lucinda Williams 1960

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