Sherri Howard

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Sherri Frances Howard (born June 1, 1962) is a former American athlete who competed mainly in the 400 metres. She is the older sister of 1988 relay teammate Denean Howard. She competed for the United States in the 1984 Summer Olympics held in Los Angeles, U.S. in the 4×400 metres where she won the gold medal with her teammates Lillie Leatherwood, 200 m and 400 m gold medalist Valerie Brisco-Hooks and 400 m silver medalist Chandra Cheesborough. She also earned a silver medal in the 1988 Summer Olympics held in Seoul, South Korea as a member of the U.S. 4×400 meters relay team, where she ran in the early rounds but not the final. Currently, she is head coach of the Valencia High School Track & Field team. Sherri Howard and her three sisters gained fame in 1979 when the four of them teamed up to set the still standing National High School record in the 4×440 yard relay for San Gorgonio High School in San Bernardino. That distance was obsoleted shortly thereafter by the NFHS, but also qualified for the record of the replacement 4x400 metres relay. Later that record was broken by teams including some of the younger sisters, then at Kennedy High School (Los Angeles).
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