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Pam Marshall

Pam Marshall
Personal information
Nationality American
Born (1960-08-16) August 16, 1960
Hazelhurst, Michigan
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 63 kg (139 lb) 1987
Country USA
Event(s) Sprinting (100m, 200m, 4x100 m)

Pam Marshall (born 16 August 1960 in Hazelhurst, Michigan, USA) is a retired US sprinter.


  • Career 1
  • Best performances 2
  • Personal bests 3
  • Sources 4


Marshall competed in the 100 m, 200 m and 4x100 m Relay. Her best result was anchoring the U.S 4x100 m relay team to the gold medal at the 1987 World Championships Rome Italy, in a time of 41.58 CR which still ranks as one of the fastest times ever.

She clocked an impressive 10.11 for her final 100 m which saw her bring the team home almost half a second ahead of the GDR team anchored by Marlies Göhr (10.41 secs). Pam came 8th in the 100 m and fourth in the 200 m at the same Championship.

She went on to make the USA Olympic team over 200 m the following season, however due to injury did not get past the preliminary rounds.

Best performances

1987 World Championships
Event Place Time
100 m 8th 11.19 s
200 m 4th 22.18 s
4x100 m Gold 41.58 s
(Championship Record)

Personal bests

Event Time Place Date
100 m 11.01 s Lausanne 15 September 1987
200 m 21.93 s Indianapolis, IN 23 July 1988
400 m 49.99 s Westwood, CA 17 May 1986


  • The International Track and Field Annual '88/9 Simon and Schuster ISBN 0-671-69917-2
  • Pam Marshall profile at IAAF
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