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LaTasha Colander-Clark Biography

2000 Sydney Olympic Games Gold Medal Relay Sprinter
None Found to the question "Should Performance Enhancing Drugs (Such as Steroids) Be Accepted in Sports?"

No position found as of Dec. 4, 2008

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Founder, LaTasha Colander-Clark’s Treasures Within Foundation, 2000-present
  • Filed appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to retain gold medal won in the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games 4x400m relay with teammates Marion Jones, Jearl Miles-Clark, Monique Hennagan, and Andrea Anderson, May 1, 2008
  • The International Olympic Committee after Marion Jones admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs stripped LaTasha Colander-Clark and her 2000 Sydney Olympic Games relay teammates of their gold medals, Apr. 2008
  • Inducted into the University of North Carolina Hall of Fame, 2006
  • Silver medalist, 200m, USA Outdoor Championships, 2005
  • Gold medalist (pending decision of the CAS as of Dec. 4, 2008), 4x400m relay, Summer Olympic Games, Sydney, Australia, 2000
  • Competitor, Summer Olympic Games, Athens, Greece, 2004
  • Olympic Trials 100m Champion, 2004
  • Inducted into the Virginia Hall of Fame, 2002
  • Two-time USA Outdoor 400m Champion, 2000, 2001
  • USA Junior Champion, 100m hurdle, 1994
  • World Junior Champs runner-up, 100m hurdle, 1994
  • BA, Mass Communications, University of North Carolina, 1998
  • World Record Holder, 4x200m relay
  • Born on Aug. 23, 1976 in Portsmouth, VA
Quoted in:
  1. Should the Teammates of Athletes Who Are Found Guilty of Using Performance Enhancing Drugs in the Olympics Also Return Their Medals?