Full name: Cheryl Renee Toussaint (-Eason)
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
Weight: 119 lbs (54 kg)
Born: December 16, 1952 in Brooklyn, New York, United States
Affiliations: New York University Violets, New York (USA) / Atoms Track Club, Brooklyn (USA)
Country: United States
Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)
Cheryl Touissant of NYU and the Atoms Track Club, lost her place as the U.S. "No. 1" in 1972. She finished second to Carol Hudson in the AAU and lost at the Final Trials to Madeline Manning. At the Olympics she was eliminated in the heats of the 800 m, but her fifth place in the 400 m at the Final Trials earned her a spot on the relay team where her 51.3 third leg made a significant contribution to the new U.S. record of 3:22.8. She won the AAU indoor 880 y in 1972 and 1973. At the 1971 Pan American Games she won gold with the 4×400 metres relay (with Esther Story and the non-Olympians Gwen Norman and Mavis Laing).
Personal Bests: 200 – 24.4 (1976); 400 – 52.3 (1977); 800 – 2:03.0 (1975).
|1972 Summer||19||München||Athletics||Women's 800 metres||United States||USA||6 h2 r1/3|
|1972 Summer||19||München||Athletics||Women's 4 × 400 metres Relay||United States||USA||2||Silver|
|1972 Summer||19||München||Athletics||United States||Round One||Heat Two||6||2:08.90||4|