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Sherron Walker

Full name: Sherron Elaine Walker (-Boyea)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-2.5 (160 cm)
Weight: 106 lbs (48 kg)
Born: April 17, 1956 in Meridian, Mississippi, United States
Affiliations: Falcon TC, Seattle (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Sherron Walker first competed for Everett High School in Washington State, and then for Cal State Long Beach, Seattle Pacific University, and the Nike Coast Track Club. She was AIAW Champion in the long jump in 1976. She competed for the US against the Soviet Union in a dual in 1976, and in 1979, ran a leg of the 4x100 relay at the World Cup. Walker earned her spot on the 1976 Olympic team by finishing second at the US Olympic Trials.

In later life, as Sherron Walker-Boyea, she discovered racquetball, and won age group national championships in doubles. She also became a teacher and did motivational speaking. Walker-Boyea was inducted into the Snohomish County (Washington) Sports Hall of Fame.

Personal Bests: 220y – 23.5 (1977); LJ – 21-7½ [6.59] (1976).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Athletics Women's Long Jump United States USA 14 QR

Women's Long Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D SBMD BMD
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Athletics United States Qualifying Round 14 6.20 5.98
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 5 6.20
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round One 10 5.98
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round Two 10 foul 5.98
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round Three NP 6.20
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