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Shirley Crowder

Full name: Shirley Ann Crowder (-Meadows)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 132 lbs (60 kg)
Born: March 22, 1939 in Temple, Georgia, United States
Affiliations: TSU Tigers, Nashville (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics


Shirley Crowder was a hurdler for Tennessee State University who won the 1960 Final Olympic Trials in the 80 metre hurdles. She also won three AAU titles, in the 80 hurdles in 1957 and 1959, and the indoor 50 yard hurdles in 1958. Crowder competed for the US at the 1959 Pan-American Games, placing sixth in the hurdles, and in the first USA-USSR dual meet in 1959.

Personal Bests: 80mH – 11.2 (1960); LJ – 18-0¼ [5.49] (1960).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 21 Roma Athletics Women's 80 metres Hurdles United States USA 4 h6 r1/3

Women's 80 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1960 Summer 21 Roma Athletics United States Round One Heat Six 4 12.3 12.43
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