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Sharrieffa Barksdale

Full name: Sharrieffa Finninninchirrir Barksdale (-Blair)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-3.5 (162 cm)
Weight: 119 lbs (54 kg)
Born: February 18, 1961 in Harriman, Tennessee, United States
Affiliations: adidas, Herzogenaurach (GER)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Soon after the 400 metre hurdles became an international event for women, Sharrieffa Barksdale became the first US woman known for her talents in the event. She ran for the [University of Tennessee] and the Reebok Racing Club. Barksdale won one US title, the TAC Championship in 1983. She also won a silver medal in the 400 hurdles at the 1983 Pan American Games.

Personal Bests: 100 – 11.67 (1981); 200 – 24.05 (1986); 400 – 52.86 (1986); 400H – 54.90 (1986); LJ – 20-5¼ [6.23] (1983).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics Women's 400 metres Hurdles United States USA 5 h1 r2/3

Women's 400 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1984 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat One 5 56.19 3
1984 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics United States Round One Heat Two 2 QU 56.89 7
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