Full name: Sherri Frances Howard
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 117 lbs (53 kg)
Born: June 1, 1962 in Sherman, Texas, United States
Affiliations: Puma and Energizer Track Club/Tyson
Country: United States
Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver (2 Total)
Sherri Howard was a top 400 metre runner who competed at the 1984 and 1988 Olympics. Howard made the 1980 US Olympic team as a high school runner, alongside her sister, [Denean Howard-Hill], with Sherri winning the US Olympic Trial in the 400. Sherri won medals in the 4x400 at the 1984 Olympics (gold) and 1988 Olympics (silver), with her sister on the same relay teams, and she also added a silver medal in the 4x4 at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. Sherri and Denean, with their two sisters, Artra and Tina, came to national fame in 1979 when the four sisters set a longstanding high school record for the 4x440 yard relay.
Sherri Howard ran in college for Cal State Los Angeles, for whom she won the 1985 NCAA 400 metre title. Howard was inducted in the Cal State LA Hall of Fame in 1992. She later became an actress, notably appearing in âThe Scorpion Kingâ as Queen Isis. She also worked as a fitness model and spokesperson and a motivational speaker.
Personal Best: 400 â 50.40 (1984).
|1984 Summer||22||Los Angeles||Athletics||Women's 4 Ã 400 metres Relay||United States||USA||1||Gold||OR|
|1988 Summer||26||Seoul||Athletics||Women's 4 Ã 400 metres Relay||United States||USA||2||Silver|
|1984 Summer||22||Los Angeles||Athletics||United States||USA||Final||1||OR||3:18.29||48,83|
|1984 Summer||22||Los Angeles||Athletics||United States||USA||Round One||Heat One||1||QU||3:22.82|
|1988 Summer||26||Seoul||Athletics||United States||USA||Round One||Heat Two||1||QU||3:25.86|