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Muhammad Ali: 1960 Olympics Gold, Boxing Legend, Humanitarian

Other SportsJune 4, 2016, 3:36 pm

The Rome Olympics: In 1960, Clay Junior won the light-heavyweight gold at the Games in Italy beating Poland's Zbigniew Pietrzykowski. But incidents of racism back home infuriated him and he threw his Olympic medal into the Ohio River. Thereafter, he turned to professional boxing. (Getty Images)

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