Full name: Lucinda Williams (-Adams)
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: United States
Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)
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).
|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|
|1956 Summer||19||Melbourne||Athletics||United States||Round One||Heat Two||3||12.0||12.14|
|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|