Brenda Morehead
Personal information
Born (1957-10-05) October 5, 1957 (age 66)
Monroe, Louisiana, United States
Event100 metres

Brenda Morehead (born October 5, 1957) is an American sprinter.

Morehead ran for Toledo Scott High School; where she participated in the first girls high school meet, winning four events and leading her team to victory.[1] She competed in the women's 100 metres at the 1976 Summer Olympics.[2] Morehead qualified for the 1980 U.S. Olympic team but was unable to compete due to the 1980 Summer Olympics boycott. She did however receive one of 461 Congressional Gold Medals created especially for the spurned athletes.[3]


  1. ^ Diamond, iTrack llc, Brian. "Ohio Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches Hall Of Fame Recipient Brenda Morehead 1984". Retrieved March 30, 2022.((cite web)): CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Brenda Morehead Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on April 17, 2020. Retrieved July 3, 2017.
  3. ^ Caroccioli, Tom; Caroccioli, Jerry (2008). Boycott: Stolen Dreams of the 1980 Moscow Olympic Games. Highland Park, IL: New Chapter Press. pp. 243–253. ISBN 978-0942257403.