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Stella Walsh

AKA Stanislawa Walasiewicz

Born: 3-Apr-1911
Birthplace: Wierchownen, Poland
Died: 4-Dec-1980
Location of death: Cleveland, OH
Cause of death: Murder
Remains: Buried, Calvary Cemetery, Cleveland, OH

Gender: Other
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
    Polish Ancestry

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