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Esther Stroy

Full name: Esther Stroy (-Fair)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-2.5 (160 cm)
Weight: 106 lbs (48 kg)
Born: August 12, 1953 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Affiliations: Sports International Track Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics


Esther Stroy made the 1968 Olympic Team when she was only 15 years old, still attending Spingarn High School in Washington, DC. She also competed at the 1971 Pan American Games, winning a gold medal in the 4×400 metres relay (with [Cheryl Toussaint] and the non-Olympians Gwen Norman and Mavis Laing) and a bronze medal in the 200 metres. Stroy won two AAU indoor championships, the 220 yards in 1971-72. She represented Sports International and Howard University, but never competed for Howard. Stroy later became a track coach at Stanford.

Personal Bests\: 100 – 11.5 (1972); 200 – 23.4 (1972); 400 – 53.5 (1968).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 15 Ciudad de México Athletics Women's 400 metres United States USA 5 h1 r2/3

Women's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1968 Summer 15 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat One 5 54.3 54.35
1968 Summer 15 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Round One Heat Three 2 QU 53.5 53.58
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