Last updated on: 12/4/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

LaTasha Colander-Clark Biography

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

No position found as of Dec. 4, 2008

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Others
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
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
Education:
  • BA, Mass Communications, University of North Carolina, 1998
Other:
  • 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?