Sharon Couch

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Sharon Couch-Jewell
Personal information
Born (1967-09-13) September 13, 1967 (age 51)
Richmond, Virginia, United States
Height5 ft 6.5 in (169 cm)[1]
Weight139 lb (63 kg)
Event(s)Long jump, 100 m hurdles
College teamUniversity of North Carolina
Coached byLoren Seagrave
Paul Doyle

Sharon Renee Couch-Jewell (born September 13, 1967 in Richmond, Virginia) is an American track and field athlete who specialized in the long jump and sprint hurdles originating in Amelia, a small county in Virginia.[2] She represented her country at the 1992 and 2000 Summer Olympics as well as one indoor and three outdoor World Championships.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing the  United States
1988 World Junior Championships Sudbury, Canada 11th Long jump 6.00 m (w)
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 6th Long jump 6.66 m
World Cup Havana, Cuba 4th Long jump 6.59 m
1993 World Indoor Championships Toronto, Canada 18th (q) Long jump 6.12 m
World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 24th (q) Long jump 6.19 m
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 28th (q) Long jump 6.30 m
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 25th (q) Long jump 6.37 m
1998 Goodwill Games Uniondale, United States 6th Long jump 6.57 m
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 12th (sf) 100 m hurdles 13.00 s

Personal bests[edit]