Audrey Patterson (born September 27, 1926 in New Orleans , † August 23, 1996 in National City , California ) was an American sprinter .
At the 1948 Olympic Games in London, she won bronze in the 200-meter run behind the Dutchwoman Fanny Blankers-Koen and the British Audrey Williamson , making her the first African-American woman to win an Olympic medal.
- Audrey Patterson in the Sports-Reference database (English; archived from the original )
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||American sprinter|
|DATE OF BIRTH||September 27, 1926|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||New Orleans|
|DATE OF DEATH||23rd August 1996|
|Place of death||National City|