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Jeanette Bolden

Full name: Jeanette Bolden
Gender: Female
Height: 5-8.5 (174 cm)
Weight: 143 lbs (65 kg)
Born: January 26, 1960 in Los Angeles, California, United States
Affiliations: Tiger World Class Athletic Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Jeanette Bolden won a gold medal in the 4x100 relay at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. Bolden also finished fourth in the 100 metres. Bolden ran for UCLA where she was second in the 100 at the 1982 NCAA Meet. In 1980, at the Liberty Bell Games, the meet that was held in Philadelphia in lieu of the US competing in Moskva, Bolden placed second in the 100. She was runner-up in the 100 at the 1981 TAC Meet.

Bolden’s career ended when she ruptured her Achilles’ tendon during the 1988 US Olympic Trials. She then turned to coaching and became an assistant coach at UCLA, becoming the head women’s coach in 1994. She later became head coach at the University of Central Florida. Bolden was also the women’s head coach of the US team at the 2008 Olympics.

Personal Best: 100 – 11.08 (1986).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics Women's 100 metres United States USA 4
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles 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(A) RT L
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final 4 11.25 0,190 1
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat Two 2 QU 11.48 3
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics United States Quarter-Finals Heat Four 2 QU 11.42 4
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics United States Round One Heat One 1 QU 11.25 2

Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(A) ST L
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics United States USA Final 1 41.65 10,18 5
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics United States USA Round One Heat Two 1 QU 42.59
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