Sandra Myers

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Sandra Myers (born January 9, 1961 in Little River, Kansas) is a retired 400 metres sprinter who represented Spain after switching from the United States. She became US champion at 400 metres hurdles in 1981, but received Spanish nationality in 1987 and competed for Spain since. In 1991 she won a silver medal at the World Indoor Championships and a bronze medal at the World Championships.

Myers attended college at California State University, Northridge[1]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  United States
1981 World Cup Rome, Italy 7th 400 m hurdles 59.95
Representing  Spain
1988 European Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 9th (sf) 60 m 7.32
12th Long jump 6.12 m
Ibero-American Championships Mexico City, Mexico 1st 100m 11.47 (+0.0 m/s) A
3rd Long jump 6.38 m A
1st 4 × 100 m relay 44.47 A
1989 World Cup Barcelona, Spain 6th 100 m 11.36
5th 4 × 100 m relay 44.62
1990 European Indoor Championships Glasgow, United Kingdom 4th 200 m 23.08
European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 4th 200 m 22.38
Ibero-American Championships Manaus, Brazil 1st 100m 11.50 (+0.6 m/s)
2nd 4 × 100 m relay 45.60
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:35.2
1991 World Indoor Championships Seville, Spain 2nd 400 m 50.99
4th 4 × 400 m relay 3:31.86
World Championships Tokyo, Japan 3rd 400 m 49.78
11th (h) 4 × 100 m relay 44.08
7th 4 × 400 m relay 3:27.57
1992 European Indoor Championships Genoa, Italy 1st 400 m 51.21
1993 World Indoor Championships Toronto, Canada 4th 400 m 51.45
World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 6th 400 m 51.22
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 6th (h) 400 m 51.931
1995 World Indoor Championships Barcelona, Spain 12th (sf) 400 m 51.45
World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 10th (sf) 400 m 51.03
13th (h) 4 × 400 m relay 3:31.71
1996 European Indoor Championships Stockholm, Sweden 1st 200 m 23.15
Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 20th (qf) 200 m 23.20
14th (sf) 400 m 51.42

1Did not finish in the semifinals

Personal bests[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ortega, John (September 11, 1994). "Cal State Northridge All-time Track And Field Leaders". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved January 2, 2019.

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