Carlette Guidry-White

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Carlette Guidry-White
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BornSeptember 4, 1968 (1968-09-04) (age 50)
Houston, Texas, U.S.

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.[1][2] She also competed in the individual 200m race in 1992 and 1996.[2] Guidry-White won a silver medal in the 60 metres event at the 1995 IAAF World Indoor Championships, which was coincidentally held in Barcelona.[1] 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.[3][4] She was also honoured as Indoor Track And Field Most Outstanding Student-Athletes In Honor Of The 25th Anniversary Of NCAA Women's Championships.[5]

She was Inducted into the Texas Track and Field Coaches Hall of Fame, Class of 2014.[6]

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  1. ^ a b "2000 USATF ATHLETE BIOGRAPHY Carlette Guidry". USATF. 2000. Retrieved November 22, 2011.
  2. ^ a b Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Carlette Guidry-White". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 21, 2011.
  3. ^ "Sports notebook". Houston Chronicle. 1992-08-13. Retrieved November 22, 2011.
  4. ^ Graney, Ryan (March 29, 2011). "Carlette Guidry Falkquay to be recognized at this year's Texas Relays". Archived from the original on April 2, 2011. Retrieved November 22, 2011.
  5. ^ "NCAA Names Carlette Guidry And Trecia Kaye Smith Division I Indoor Track And Field Most Outstanding Student-Athletes In Honor Of The 25th Anniversary Of Women's Championships". News Release of the NCAA. February 28, 2007. Retrieved November 22, 2011.
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