Linetta Wilson

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Linetta Wilson (born October 11, 1967 in Pasadena , California ) is a former American sprinter who specialized in the 400-meter run .

At the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, she was used in the run-up to the 4-by-400-meter relay and thus contributed to the US team winning the gold medal.

Starting for the University of Nebraska in 1987, she became NCAA champion in the 400-meter hurdles and NCAA indoor champion over 500 meters.

Personal bests

  • 400 m: 51.02 s, June 17, 1996, Atlanta
    • Hall: 52.52s, Feb 13, 1988, Lincoln
  • 400 m hurdles: 55.38 s, June 2, 1989, Provo

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