Sheila Hudson

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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.[1]

She won the silver medal at the 1994 IAAF World Cup,[2] finished eighth at the 1995 World Indoor Championships,[3] eleventh at the 1996 Olympic Games and fifth at the 1998 IAAF World Cup.

Hudson set two unofficial world records in 1987.[4] 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.[5]


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