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Lucinda Williams

Full name: Lucinda Williams (-Adams)
Gender: Female
Height: 5'5" (166 cm)
Weight: 112 lbs (51 kg)
Born: August 10, 1937 in Savannah, Georgia, United States
Affiliations: TSU Tigers, Nashville (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Lucinda Williams of Tennessee State made her Olympic début in 1956 and was eliminated in the heats of the 100 m. Prior to making her second Olympic appearance in Rome, she took the sprint triple winning the 100 m, the 200 m, and the 4×100 m relay (with Isabelle Daniels, Barbara Jones, and Wilma Rudolph) at the 1959 Pan American Games. At the 1960 Olympics she ran in the 200 m, but failed to make the final; however, she won a gold medal in the relay. Lucinda Williams won the AAU 220y in 1958 and the indoor title in 1957 and 1959.

Personal Bests: 100 – 11.7 (1960); 200 – 23.4 (1959).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Athletics Women's 100 metres United States USA 3 h2 r1/3
1960 Summer 23 Roma Athletics Women's 200 metres United States USA 5 h2 r2/3
1960 Summer 23 Roma Athletics Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay United States USA 1 Gold

Women's 100 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Athletics United States Round One Heat Two 3 12.0 12.14

Women's 200 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1960 Summer 23 Roma Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat Two 5 25.0 25.14
1960 Summer 23 Roma Athletics United States Round One Heat One 2 QU 24.0 24.10

Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) L
1960 Summer 23 Roma Athletics United States USA Final 1 44.5 44.72 3
1960 Summer 23 Roma Athletics United States USA Round One Heat Two 1 QU/WR 44.4 44.50