Now THIS Is What I Call A Victory For Women Before the Olympics come to an end on Sunday, here's a look back at how far our female Olympians have come since they were first allowed to participate in 1900. It's a bit too early to say for sure, but the women of Team USA are on track to rake in twice as many gold medals as their male counterparts this year. Good luck, ladies! You earned it. Curator: Kaye Toal .