|Born||November 4, 1933
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
|Died||September 30, 2004 (age 70)
Pasadena, California, U.S.
Born as Mildred Louise McDaniel in Atlanta, Georgia, she competed for the United States at the 1956 Summer Olympics held in Melbourne, Australia where she won the gold medal in the women's high jump event. In the process, she beat the current world record holder, Iolanda Balas and set a new world record.
Mildred McDaniel-Singleton died in Pasadena, California, aged 70, from undisclosed causes.
- Mildred McDaniel at Find a Grave (cites November 3, 1933 as date of birth)
- Sports Reference website
- Obituary from IAAF
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