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Dannette Young

Full name: Dannette Louise Young (-Stone)
Gender: Female
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: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

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 – 11.06 (1996); 200 – 22.18 (1996); 400 – 50.46 (1992).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Athletics Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay United States USA 1 Gold
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Athletics Women's 4 × 400 metres Relay United States USA 2 Silver
1996 Summer 31 Atlanta Athletics Women's 200 metres United States USA 5 h1 r3/4

Women's 200 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) RT L
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

Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(A)
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Athletics United States USA Round One Heat Three 1 QU 42.39

Women's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(A)
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Athletics United States USA Round One Heat One 1 QU 3:22.29
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