Billy Mills - Native America athlete
Billy Mills is the second Native American ever to win an Olympic gold medal. He is a member of the Oglala Lakota (Sioux) Tribe. Although his tribe is not located in the state of Oklahoma, the impact of his 1964 Tokyo Olympics victory in the 10,000 metres run would be recognized in the Native American theme of the Tulsa Games. The 10,000 meter run is held in the Olympic stadium.