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Vivian Brown

Full name: Vivian Dolores Brown (-Reed)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 139 lbs (63 kg)
Born: December 17, 1941 in Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: August 20, 1998 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Affiliations: TSU Tigers, Nashville (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics


Vivian Brown was a long sprinter, specializing in the 200 metres, while running for Tennessee State and the Cleveland Recreation Department. She won two US titles, the AAU in 1962-63, and was the 1963 Pan American Games champion at 200 metres and at 4×100 metres relay (with [Willye White], [Marilyn White], and the non-Olympian Norma Harris). Brown also ran the 4×100 relay for the US several times in international dual meets and in 1961 helped a US team (with [Willye White], [Ernestine Pollards], and [Wilma Rudolph]) set the world record in that event during a US-USSR dual meet in Moskva. Brown later became a high school track coach.

Personal Best: 200 – 23.8 (1963).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Athletics Women's 200 metres United States USA 8 h2 r2/3

Women's 200 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat Two 8 24.3w 24.39w
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Athletics United States Round One Heat Four 3 QC 24.1 24,17
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