Debbi Lawrence
Personal information
Birth nameDeborah A. Spino
Full nameDeborah A. Lawrence
Nickname(s)Debbi
Born (1961-10-15) October 15, 1961 (age 60)
Columbus, Indiana
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight59 kg (130 lb)
Spouse(s)Don Lawrence[1]
Sport
Country United States
SportAthletics
Event(s)Racewalking
Updated on 10 October 2014.

Deborah "Debbi" A. Lawrence (née Spino, born October 15, 1961, in Columbus, Indiana) is a retired female racewalker from the United States.[2] She set her personal best in the women's 10 km race walk event (45:03) at the 1995 World Championships in Athletics in Göteborg, Sweden.

Personal bests

Achievements

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing the  United States
1986 Pan American Race Walking Cup Saint Léonard, Canada 9th 10 km 49:05
1987 World Championships Rome, Italy 20th 10 km 48:53
1988 Pan American Race Walking Cup Mar del Plata, Argentina 3rd 10 km 46:44
1991 World Race Walking Cup San Jose, United States 15th 10 km 46:13
Pan American Games Havana, Cuba 2nd 10,000 m 46:51.53
World Championships Tokyo, Japan 19th 10 km 45:58
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 26th 10 km 48:23
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 37th 10 km 48:53
1995 World Championships Göteborg, Sweden 37th 10 km 45:03
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 20th 10 km 45:32
1998 Goodwill Games Uniondale, United States 5th 10,000 m 47:36.97
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 44th 20 km 1:47:20
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 19th 20 km 1:37:57

Personal life

She is a vegetarian and affirms that her success as an athlete is due in a large part to a vegetarian diet.[3]

References

  1. ^ "DEBBI LAWRENCE". usatf.org. 2002-12-18.
  2. ^ a b Debbie Lawrence Biography, archived from the original on January 31, 2012, retrieved July 27, 2013
  3. ^ "Top 10 Historic Vegetarian and Vegan Olympians". Ecorazzi. July 27, 2012. Retrieved September 12, 2017.