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Betty Robinson: The Athlete Who Returned From The Dead

E lizabeth Robinson, better known as Betty Robinson made history by becoming the first woman who won gold in athletics at the Olympics. It was in 1928 in Amsterdam for 100m. Instead of this, she is known as the girl who rises from the dead. I n 1931, she was presumed dead after a plane crash, but the mistake was discovered at the morgue. She woke up after seven months in a coma. She was completely broken, mentally, and physically, but she didn’t give up. Five years later, Robinson earned another Olympic gold medal in Berlin.