Full name: Dannette Louise Young (-Stone)
Height: 5-4.5 (165 cm)
Weight: 126 lbs (57 kg)
Born: October 6, 1964 in Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Affiliations: Reebok Running Club
Country: United States
Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver (2 Total)
Dannette Young was a versatile sprinter who competed in the 100, 200, and 400 but was best known for winning two Olympic relay medals. Young won gold in 1988 with the 4x100 metre relay team, and silver in 1992 with the 4x400 relay team. She competed at the World Championships in 1991 and 1993, making the finals both years in the 200 metres, placing sixth and eighth, respectively. She also placed fourth in the 200 at the 1989 World Cup.
Young won one US outdoor title, the 200 in 1989, but was a runner-up in the half-lap race five times between 1990-96. Young ran in college for Alabama A&M University. She won D-2 NCAA titles in the 100 and 200 metres for three consecutive years, and helped Alabama A&M win a title by anchoring the 4x100 relay.
Personal Bests: 100 â 11.06 (1996); 200 â 22.18 (1996); 400 â 50.46 (1992).
|1988 Summer||23||Seoul||Athletics||Women's 4 Ã 100 metres Relay||United States||USA||1||Gold|
|1992 Summer||27||Barcelona||Athletics||Women's 4 Ã 400 metres Relay||United States||USA||2||Silver|
|1996 Summer||31||Atlanta||Athletics||Women's 200 metres||United States||USA||5 h1 r3/4|
|1996 Summer||31||Atlanta||Athletics||United States||Semi-Finals||Heat One||5||22.49||0,189||6|
|1996 Summer||31||Atlanta||Athletics||United States||Quarter-Finals||Heat Four||1||QU||22.53||0,166||6|
|1996 Summer||31||Atlanta||Athletics||United States||Round One||Heat Two||1||QU||22.65||0,164||2|
|1988 Summer||23||Seoul||Athletics||United States||USA||Round One||Heat Three||1||QU||42.39|
|1992 Summer||27||Barcelona||Athletics||United States||USA||Round One||Heat One||1||QU||3:22.29|