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Rochelle Stevens

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameRochelle•Stevens
Used nameRochelle•Stevens
Born8 September 1966 in Memphis, Tennessee (USA)
Measurements173 cm / 58 kg
AffiliationsNike Atlantic/Posner Track Club
NOC United States

Biography

Rochelle Stevens was a long sprinter who ran at the 1992 and 1996 Olympics, winning medals both years in the 4x400 relay, with a gold in 1996. Stevens attended college at Morgan State University, graduating in 1988, and winning the NCAA 400 in 1988. Stevens also won a gold medal in the 4x4 at the 1995 World Championships and at the 1987 Pan American Games. She was twice an individual US Champion, winning the 400 in 1989 and 1991, and also won the US title indoors at 200 metres in 1991.

Stevens gave back to the sport by forming the Rochelle Stevens Foundation, which has assisted over 30,000 inner city youngsters in track & field. She sponsors the Rochelle Stevens Invitational Track Meet each summer in Memphis. She also worked in sports agentry, serving as a registered agent for the Canadian Football League. Stevens also obtained a masters’ degree in public relations from Columbus University. She later served as a motivational speaker for many Fortune 500 corporations.

Personal Best: 400 – 50.06 (1992).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1992 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Rochelle Stevens
400 metres, Women (Olympic) 6
4 × 400 metres Relay, Women (Olympic) United States 2 Silver
1996 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Rochelle Stevens
4 × 400 metres Relay, Women (Olympic) United States 1 Gold

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