Author(s): David Riley; Chad Robertson
Yvette Williams represented New Zealand in the discus, hurdles, javelin, shot put and basketball. Some people think she's the best Kiwi athlete ever. But Yvette is most famous for a long jump she made in 1952. That's when she became the first Kiwi woman to win an Olympic gold medal. How did she do it? By aiming high and working hard that's how.