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Name  Carlette Guidry-White

Role  Olympic athlete
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Born  September 4, 1968 (age 47) (1968-09-04) Houston, Texas, U.S.
Education  University of Texas at Austin

Carlette D. Guidry (also known as Guidry-White and Guidry-Falkquay; born September 4, 1968 in Houston, Texas) is an American former sprinter who won the Olympic gold medal of the 4 x 100 metres relay in 1992 in Barcelona and again in 1996 in Atlanta. She also competed in the individual 200m race in 1992 and 1996. Guidry-White won a silver medal in the 60 metres event at the 1995 IAAF World Indoor Championships, which was coincidentally held in Barcelona. The same year she finished fourth at the outdoor championships. At the collegiate level, Guidry competed for the Texas Longhorns of the University of Texas at Austin between 1987 and 1991. She collected a total of twelve NCAA titles, and was named Southwest Conference Athlete of the Decade in indoor track and outdoor track and field for the 1980s. She was also honoured as Indoor Track And Field Most Outstanding Student-Athletes In Honor Of The 25th Anniversary Of NCAA Women's Championships.

She was Inducted into the Texas Track and Field Coaches Hall of Fame, Class of 2014.

Personal bests

  • 100 metres – 10.94 (1991)
  • 200 metres – 22.14 (1996)
  • 400 metres – 51.53 (1994)
  • References

    Carlette Guidry-White Wikipedia


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