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Sharon Cain

Full name: Sharon D. Cain
Gender: Female
Height: 5-7.5 (172 cm)
Weight: 130 lbs (59 kg)
Born: January 31, 1964 in San Antonio, Texas, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Handball

Biography

Sharon Cain played college basketball at Odessa Junior College where she led her conference in assists and steals. After college she joined the US National handball team in 1989 and played with them through 1999. Cain, a center back, won a gold medal at the 1995 Pan American Games and played at the 1999 Pan Ams, where the team finished fourth. She also competed at the 1993 and 1995 World Championships. She was the 1994 US Handball Federation Female Player of the Year. Cain was known for her devotion to physical fitness, always training, lifting weights, and carefully watching her diet and nutrition.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 28 Barcelona Handball Women's Handball United States USA 6
1996 Summer 32 Atlanta Handball Women's Handball United States USA 8

Women's Handball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G AST W S E DQ
1992 Summer 28 Barcelona Handball United States USA Final Round Match 5/6 2 1992-08-08 AUT 26, USA 17 5 3
1992 Summer 28 Barcelona Handball United States USA Group A Match #2 2 1992-07-30 EUN 23, USA 16 1 2
1992 Summer 28 Barcelona Handball United States USA Group A Match #4 2 1992-08-01 GER 32, USA 16 0 1
1992 Summer 28 Barcelona Handball United States USA Group A Match #5 1 1992-08-03 USA 23, NGR 21 2 1
1996 Summer 32 Atlanta Handball United States USA Final Round Match 7/8 2 1996-08-01 ANG 24, USA 23 8 0 0 0 0
1996 Summer 32 Atlanta Handball United States USA Group A Match #2 2 1996-07-26 DEN 29, USA 19 5 0 0 0 0
1996 Summer 32 Atlanta Handball United States USA Group A Match #4 2 1996-07-28 HUN 30, USA 24 7 0 0 0 0
1996 Summer 32 Atlanta Handball United States USA Group A Match #6 2 1996-07-30 CHN 31, USA 21 2 0 0 0 0
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