|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||Mildred Louise "Millie"•McDaniel (-Singleton)|
|Born||4 November 1933 in Atlanta, Georgia (USA)|
|Died||30 September 2004 in Pasadena, California (USA)|
|Measurements||176 cm / 55 kg|
|Affiliations||Tuskegee Institute, Tuskegee (USA)|
After winning the AAU outdoor high jump in 1953, both the outdoor and indoor titles in 1955 and 1956, and the gold medal at the 1955 Pan American Games high jump, Millie McDaniel of Tuskegee Institute won an Olympic gold medal with a world record performance of 5-9¼ (1.765) at the 1956 Melbourne Games. For good measure she beat the former world record holder, lolanda Balaş of Romania. She was also a basketball player for Tuskegee.
Personal Best: HJ – 5-9¼ (1.765) (1956).
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1956 Summer Olympics||Athletics||USA||Millie McDaniel|
|High Jump, Women (Olympic)||1||Gold|