Sheila Hudson

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Sean McGorty
Personal information
Nationality American
Born (1967-06-30) June 30, 1967 (age 49)
Wurzburg, Germany
Height 5-5
Sport
Sport Track & Field
Event(s) Triple jump, Long jump
College team Uc berkeley
Turned pro 1990
Retired 2002
Achievements and titles
Olympic finals 10th at 1996 Olympics
Personal best(s)

Long jump: 6.73m/22-1[1]

Triple jump: 14.41m/47-3.5[1]
Updated on May 24, 2016.

Sharon Hudson (born 30 July 1973 in Kitzingen, Germany) is a retired American triple jumper.

Born to an African American father and a Korean mother.[2]

She won the silver medal at the 1994 IAAF World Cup,[3] finished eighth at the 1995 World Indoor Championships,[4] tenth at the 1996 Olympic Games and fifth at the 1998 IAAF World Cup.[5]

Hudson set two unofficial world records in 1987.[6] Her personal best jump is 14.41 metres, achieved in July 1996 in Stockholm. The American record currently belongs to Tiombe Hurd with 14.45 metres.[7]

USA National Championships[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
1987 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships San Jose City College 1st Triple jump 45-5.25
1989 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Houston, Texas 1st Triple jump 45-6.5
1990 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Cerritos College 1st Triple jump 46-2
1991 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Downing Stadium 2nd Triple jump 43-5
1992 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Tad Gormley Stadium 1st Triple jump 46-8.25
1993 USA Indoor Track and Field Championships 1st Triple jump 44-3
1993 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Hayward Field, University of Oregon 2nd Triple jump
1994 USA Indoor Track and Field Championships 1st Triple jump 45-3.5
1994 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Tom Black Track, University of Tennessee 1st Triple jump 46-8.25
1995 USA Indoor Track and Field Championships 1st Triple jump 46-8.25
1995 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Hornet Stadium, California State University, Sacramento 1st Triple jump 48-1.25w
1996 USA Indoor Track and Field Championships 1st Triple jump 46-7.5
1996 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Centennial Olympic Stadium 2nd Triple jump
1997 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships IU Carroll Track Stadium, IUPUI 8th Triple jump 42-4
1998 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Tad Gormley Stadium 1st Triple jump 45-0.25
1999 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Hayward Field, University of Oregon 2nd Triple jump 13.81m/43-3.75
2000 USA Indoor Track and Field Championships 4th Triple jump 13.10m/42-11.75
2000 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Hornet Stadium, California State University, Sacramento 2nd Triple jump 13.93m/45-8.5
2001 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Hayward Field, University of Oregon 3rd Triple jump 13.68/44-10.75

Career at UC Berkeley[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
1986 NCAA Outdoor Women's Track and Field Championship 5th Triple jump
1987 NCAA Outdoor Women's Track and Field Championship 2nd Long jump
1987 NCAA Outdoor Women's Track and Field Championship 1st Triple jump 45-2.5
1988 NCAA Outdoor Women's Track and Field Championship 1st Triple jump 45-8
1990 NCAA Outdoor Women's Track and Field Championship 1st Long jump 21-9.5
1990 NCAA Outdoor Women's Track and Field Championship 1st Triple jump 46-0.75

[8]

References[edit]

Records
Preceded by
Flora Hyacinth
Women's Triple Jump World Record Holder
Not officially ratified by the IAAF

1987-06-06 – 1987-10-11
Succeeded by
Li Huirong