Sheila Ann Echols (born October 2, 1964 in Memphis, Tennessee) is a retired track and field athlete from the United States, who won the gold medal in the 4 x 100 metres relay at the 1988 Summer Olympics held in Seoul, South Korea, alongside team mates Alice Brown, 100 m gold medalist Florence Griffith Joyner and 100 m silver medalist Evelyn Ashford in 41.98 seconds. She was also a talented long jumper and represented the USA at these games; she did not qualify for the final placing 16th with a jump of 6.37m. She also competed in the long jump at the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona where she placed 7th in the final with a jump of 6.62m. Her biggest individual success came when she won the 1989 World Cup 100 metres title ahead of Mary Onyali and Reigning World Champion Silke Gladisch-Moller. Her 100 metres personal best of 10.83 was achieved at the 1988 US Olympic Trials.