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LaTanya Sheffield

Born: Oct 11, 1963

Birthplace: California

Nationality: United States

LaTanya Sheffield

Date of Birth : Oct 11, 1963
Birth Place : California

LaTanya Sheffield is a retired hurdler from the United States, who finished in eight place in the women's 400 metres hurdles final at the 1988 Summer Olympics. The 1985 NCAA champion, she won the bronze medal in the same event at the 1987 Pan American Games. Finally after the 2000 Olympic Trials and an illustrious career, LaTanya Sheffield announced her retirement. After retiring, she lived in Tucson, Arizona, working as the head coach of a track team known as "Pops Tracks Club" and at Canyon del Oro High School. She is currently coaching at Long Beach State University. Sheffield's daughter Jaide Stepter runs for the University of Southern California. She is a two time Pacific-12 Conference champion at 400 meters hurdles.

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