Debra Sapenter

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Olympic medal record
Women’s athletics
Silver 1976 Montreal 4 x 400 meters

Debra Sapenter (Deborah Elaine Sapenter; born February 22, 1952) is an American athlete who competed mainly in the 400 meters. In 1975 she was rated as the number one 400 meter women's sprinter in the United States.[1] She competed for United States in the 1976 Summer Olympics held in Montreal in the 4 x 400 metres relay where she won the silver medal with her teammates Sheila Ingram, Pamela Jiles and Rosalyn Bryant.

After her running career Debra Speight-Christopher (née Debra Sapenter) found a career in Information Technology holding Corporate Information Officer positions at Genuity, Harvard Pilgrim HealthCare/Harvard Vanguard, Zürich Financial Group.

In 1995 she was inducted into the Southwestern Athletic Conference hall of fame as Debra Sapenter-Speight.[2]