Monique Henderson

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Monique Marie Henderson (born February 18, 1983 in San Diego ) is an American sprinter who specializes in the 400-meter route , and Olympic relay champion .

In 1999 Monique Henderson became World Youth Champion in Bydgoszcz in 52.28 seconds.

In 2000, at the age of 17, she set a US junior and high school 400 meters record in 50.74 seconds . Then she was accepted into the American Olympic team, but was not used.

In 2002 she was two-time junior world champion in Kingston in the 400-meter run (51.10 s) and with the 4-by-400-meter relay of the United States.

At the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens she won the team gold medal in the 4 x 400 meter relay together with her teammates DeeDee Trotter , Sanya Richards and Monique Hennagan .

In 2005 she was seventh at the World Championships in Helsinki .

Monique Henderson has a competition weight of 54 kg with a height of 1.70 m.

Best times

  • 100 m : 11.34 s (2005)
  • 200 m : 22.71 s (2004)
  • 400 m: 49.96 s (2005)

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