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Cherrie Sherrard

Full name: Cherrie Mae Parish Sherrard (Parish-)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-6.5 (169 cm)
Weight: 141 lbs (64 kg)
Born: August 25, 1938 in Dallas, Texas, United States
Affiliations: Laurel Track Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics


A high hurdler who ran for Cal State Chico and the Laurel Track Club, Cherrie Sherrard competed for the United States five times in international dual meets. She also ran the high hurdles at the 1967 Pan-American Games, winning the gold medal. Sherrard-Parrish later became a teacher and coach. She competed in masters’ track & field in the shot put, and served as a track official for high school and youth meets. In 1989, she was enshrined in the Chico State Hall of Fame.

Personal Bests: 100 – 12.3 (1968); 80mH – 10.5 (1967); 100H – 13.9 (1972); SP – 38-5½ [11.72] (1967); Pentathlon - 4,378 (1967).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Athletics Women's 80 metres Hurdles United States USA 5 h2 r1/3

Women's 80 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Athletics United States Round One Heat Two 5 11.0w 11.00w
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