Ralph Boston Interview

Ralph Boston at the 1960 Olympics in Rome, Italy.

Tennessee State University broad jumper Ralph Boston entered TSU in the Fall of 1957. He won a Gold Medal at the 1960 Olympics in Rome, a Silver Medal at the the 1964 Olympics in Tokyo and a Bronze Medal in the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City. Ralph was like family to the Tigerbelles and earned the nickname “Tigerbeau.” Many of the Tigerbelles who entered TSU after Boston also regarded him as an older brother.

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Ralph Boston