Rochelle Stevens

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Rochelle Stevens
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United StatesUnited States United States
Olympic games
gold 1996 Atlanta 4 × 400 m
silver 1992 Barcelona 4 × 400 m
World championships
gold 1995 Gothenburg 4 × 400 m
silver 1991 Tokyo 4 × 400 m
Pan American Games
gold 1987 Indianapolis 4 × 400 m

Rochelle Stevens (born September 8, 1966 in Memphis ) is a former American athlete who specializes in the 400-meter run .

She achieved her greatest success as a member of the US 4-by-400-meter relay . With her she first won the 1987 Pan American Games in Indianapolis . At the 1991 World Championships in Tokyo , she and Diane Dixon , Jearl Miles-Clark and Lillie Leatherwood won the silver medal behind the quartet from the Soviet Union in 3: 20.15 minutes . Another silver medal followed at the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona . With a time of 3: 20.92 min, Natasha Kaiser-Brown , Gwen Torrence, Jearl Miles-Clark and Rochelle Stevens only give the season of the combined team beaten.

Due to injury, Stevens missed participation in the 1993 World Championships in Stuttgart , where the US relay won the gold medal without them. Two years later in Gothenburg , she started again in the relay and was able to celebrate winning the world title. With a time of 3: 22.29 min she relegated the seasons of Russia and Australia together with Kim Graham , Camara Jones and Jearl Miles-Clark . A year later, the US relay also won the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta . In 3: 20.91 min, Rochelle Stevens, Maicel Malone-Wallace , Kim Graham and Jearl Miles-Clark prevailed this time against the relays from Nigeria and Germany .

Stevens achieved notable results as a single starter in the 400-meter run as two-time US champion (1989, 1992) and Olympic sixth in 1992, and in the 200-meter run as two-time US indoor champion (1991, 1993).

Rochelle Stevens is 1.70 m tall and weighed 55 kg when she was active.

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