Natasha Kaiser-Brown

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Natasha Kaiser-Brown
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United StatesUnited States United States
Olympic games
silver 1992 Barcelona 4 × 400 m
World championships
gold 1993 Stuttgart 4 × 400 m
silver 1993 Stuttgart 400 m
Indoor world championships
silver 1997 Paris 4 × 400 m
silver 1993 Toronto 4 × 400 m
Pan American Games
gold 1991 Havana 4 × 400 m

Natasha Kaiser-Brown (born May 14, 1967 in Des Moines ) is a former American sprinter who specialized in the 400-meter run and was particularly successful as a relay runner.

Internationally, she made her first appearance at the 1991 Pan-American Games in Havana . There she was fourth in the 400-meter run and won the gold medal with the 4-by-400-meter relay . In the same year she was a member of the US relay, which won the silver medal at the World Championships in Stuttgart . Kaiser-Brown was only used in the preliminary round.

At the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona she was used in the final as the starting runner of the US 4 x 400 meter relay. Together with Gwen Torrence , Jearl Miles and Rochelle Stevens , she finished second in 3: 20.92 minutes behind the team of the combined team (3: 30.20 minutes) and ahead of the British season (3: 24.23 minutes). Kaiser-Brown also started in Barcelona in the 400-meter run and reached the semi-finals, where she missed the final as sixth of her run.

Her most successful season was in 1993. First, she won the silver medal in the 4-by-400-meter relay at the World Indoor Championships in Toronto together with Trevaia Williams , Terri Dendy and Dyan Webber . The culmination of her career followed a few months later at the World Championships in Stuttgart . There, the US relay team secured the title in 3: 16.71 minutes ahead of the teams from Russia (3: 18.38 minutes) and Great Britain ( Gwen Torrence, Maicel Malone-Wallace , Natasha Kaiser-Brown and Jearl Miles). 3: 23.41 min). In addition, Kaiser-Brown celebrated the most significant individual success of their career in Stuttgart. In the 400-meter run, she finished second behind her teammate Jearl Miles (49.82 s) and ahead of Jamaican Sandie Richards (50.44 s) with a personal best of 50.17 s .

In 1994 Kaiser-Brown became the US champion in the 400-meter run. In the years that followed, she struggled with ongoing injury problems. Her last major success was the 1997 World Indoor Championships in Paris , where she won the silver medal in the 4 x 400 meter relay together with Shanelle Porter , Anita Howard and Jearl Miles.

Natasha Kaiser-Brown is 1.75 m tall and had a competition weight of 59 kg. She has been married to former US high jump champion Brian Brown since August 29, 1992 , and works in her hometown as a track and field trainer at Drake University .

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