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Chandra Cheeseborough

Full name: Chandra Danette Cheeseborough (-Shellman, -Guice)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-4.5 (165 cm)
Weight: 128 lbs (58 kg)
Born: January 10, 1959 in Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Affiliations: TSU Tigers, Nashville (USA) / Athletics West, Eugene (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 2 Gold, 1 Silver (3 Total)

Biography

Chandra Cheeseborough was a top junior sprinter when she made the 1976 US Olympic team. She then returned in 1984, moving up in distance to the 400, in which she won a silver medal, and adding gold medals in both relays. Cheese won the US Olympic Trials in the 200 in 1980, for the team that did not compete at Moskva, and the 400 in 1984. She was TAC Champion in the 100 in 1976, and finished second that year in the Olympic Trials in both the 100 and 200.

Cheese won gold in the 200 metres at the 1975 Pan American Games. She was also a member of two gold medal winning 4x100 metre Pan American Games relay teams in 1975 and 1979. She set three American records, one in the 200 in 1975 and two in the 400 in 1984. Chandra Cheeseborough was world ranked five times, twice in the 100 (1976-9, 1983-10), twice in the 200 (1975-5, 1983-8), and ranking fifth in the 400 in 1984.

Cheeseborough later became a coach, returning to her alma mater at Tennessee State University. She also coached US teams at the 1999 Junior Pan Ams, and the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Personal Bests: 100 – 11.13 (1976); 200 – 21.99 (1983); 400 – 49.05 (1984).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 17 Montréal Athletics Women's 100 metres United States USA 6
1976 Summer 17 Montréal Athletics Women's 200 metres United States USA 6 h2 r3/4
1976 Summer 17 Montréal Athletics Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay United States USA 7
1984 Summer 25 Los Angeles Athletics Women's 400 metres United States USA 2 Silver
1984 Summer 25 Los Angeles Athletics Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay United States USA 1 Gold
1984 Summer 25 Los Angeles Athletics Women's 4 × 400 metres Relay United States USA 1 Gold OR

Women's 100 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1976 Summer 17 Montréal Athletics United States Final 6 11.31 2
1976 Summer 17 Montréal Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat One 3 QU 11.26 2
1976 Summer 17 Montréal Athletics United States Quarter-Finals Heat Two 2 QU 11.36 6
1976 Summer 17 Montréal Athletics United States Round One Heat Four 1 QU 11.28 7

Women's 200 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1976 Summer 17 Montréal Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat Two 6 23.20 6
1976 Summer 17 Montréal Athletics United States Quarter-Finals Heat Three 2 QU 23.19 2
1976 Summer 17 Montréal Athletics United States Round One Heat One 1 QU 23.17 1

Women's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) RT L
1984 Summer 25 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final 2 49.05 0,212 7
1984 Summer 25 Los Angeles Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat Two 1 QU 50.32 5
1984 Summer 25 Los Angeles Athletics United States Round One Heat One 1 QU 50.94 4

Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(A) L ST
1976 Summer 17 Montréal Athletics United States USA Final 7 43.35 2
1976 Summer 17 Montréal Athletics United States USA Round One Heat Two 2 QU 43.46 4
1984 Summer 25 Los Angeles Athletics United States USA Final 1 41.65 5 10,32
1984 Summer 25 Los Angeles Athletics United States USA Round One Heat Two 1 QU 42.59

Women's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(A) ST
1984 Summer 25 Los Angeles Athletics United States USA Final 1 OR 3:18.29 49,73
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