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Rochelle Stevens
Personal information
BornSeptember 8, 1966 (1966-09-08) (age 56)
Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.

Rochelle Stevens (born September 8, 1966 in Memphis, Tennessee) is a former 1996 Olympic gold medalist for the United States in the women's 4x400-meter relay. She was also part of the team that won the silver medal in the same event and 6th in the world at 400 meters at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain.[1][2][3] Track and Field Head Coach at LeMoyne-Owen College since 2021.

Biography

At college-level, she was an NCAA Division I 400 m champion and won NCAA All-American honours eleven times. She won at the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships on four occasions and was the 400 m champion at the 1992 US Olympic Trials. Over the course of her career she placed in the season's top-ten 400 m runners a total of six times.

Since 1999, Stevens helped thousands of clients lose weight and get healthy with her weight loss and cardio DVD at Rochelle's Health and Wellness Spa. The Memphis City Council renamed a street in front of Stevens alma mater Melrose High School (Memphis, Tennessee) to Olympian Rochelle Stevens Avenue.

In 2021 LeMoyne-Owen College has hired Stevens as Track and Field Head Coach and Director of Operations.[4]

References

  1. ^ "Rochelle Stevens Olympic medals and stats". web.archive.org. 2007-09-30. Archived from the original on 2007-09-30. Retrieved 2022-09-06.
  2. ^ "Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame". web.archive.org. 2011-01-09. Archived from the original on 2011-01-09. Retrieved 2022-09-06.
  3. ^ "Rochelle Stevens".
  4. ^ "Gold medalist Rochelle Stevens adds new challenge as track coach at LeMoyne-Owen". FOX13 News Memphis. 2021-10-28. Retrieved 2022-09-06.