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Debra Edwards-Armstrong

Full name: Deborah Sue "Debra" Edwards-Armstrong
Gender: Female
Height: 5-0 (153 cm)
Weight: 112 lbs (51 kg)
Born: November 9, 1954 in Taylor, Texas, United States
Affiliations: Houston Spikettes / Florida Track Club / Grambling State University
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Wife of Ainsley Armstrong; Mother of Aaron Armstrong.

Biography

Debra Edwards competed in the 1972 Olympics while a student at Worthing High School in Houston. Earlier that year she had run on a world-record setting 4x440 yard relay team. In 1975 she won her only national title, the AAU 200. She competed in the 1976 Olympics as Debra Armstrong and also ran in a dual that year against the Soviet Union, running the medley relay. Edwards-Armstrong attended Grambling and Texas Southern and ran for the Florida Track Club.

Personal Bests: 100y – 10.5 (1971); 200 – 22.96 (1976); 400 – 52.72 (1976); 880y – 2:14.0 (1972).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 17 München Athletics Women's 400 metres United States USA 5 h3 r1/4
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Athletics Women's 200 metres United States USA 6 h1 r3/4
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Athletics Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay United States USA 7

Women's 200 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat One 6 23.16 6
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Athletics United States Quarter-Finals Heat One 1T QU 23.20 8
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Athletics United States Round One Heat Four 1 QU 23.18 8

Women's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1972 Summer 17 München Athletics United States Round One Heat Three 5 54.43 1

Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Athletics United States USA Final 7 43.35 2
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Athletics United States USA Round One Heat Two 2 QU 43.46 4
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