Full name: Theresa Altameze Manuel
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 126 lbs (57 kg)
Born: January 7, 1926 in Tampa, Florida, United States
Died: November 21, 2016 in Tampa, Florida, United States
Affiliations: Tuskegee Institute, Tuskegee (USA)
Country: United States
Theresa Manuel played basketball at Middleton High School, in Tampa, and then led Tuskegee Institute in Alabama to four straight conference track championships. She was the AAU indoor champion in the 50 metre hurdles in 1948. After college graduation she coached at Middleton and then Hillsborough High School, and in 1976 was voted Florida Basketball Coach of the Year. The largest Tampa area track meet was named for her, the Manuel-Griffin Relays, and in 1994, she became the first African-American female to be inducted into the Tampa Sports Hall of Fame. In 2004, the track at her old high school was named in her honor, the Theresa A. Manuel Track and Field.
Personal Bests: 100 â unknown; 80H â unknown; JT â unknown.
|1948 Summer||22||London||Athletics||Women's 80 metres Hurdles||United States||USA||6 h1 r1/3|
|1948 Summer||22||London||Athletics||Women's 4 Ã 100 metres Relay||United States||USA||3 h3 r1/2|
|1948 Summer||22||London||Athletics||Women's Javelin Throw||United States||USA||12|
|1948 Summer||22||London||Athletics||United States||Round One||Heat One||6|
|1948 Summer||22||London||Athletics||United States||USA||Round One||Heat Three||3||48.5||at 0.73|
|1948 Summer||22||London||Athletics||United States||Final Standings||12||33.82|