|Competitor for United States|
|Pan American Games|
|Bronze||1987 Indianapolis||400 m Hurdles|
|Olympic Sports Festival|
LaTanya Sheffield (born October 11, 1963 in El Cajon, California) 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 (Seoul, South Korea). The 1985 NCAA champion, she won the bronze medal in the same event at the 1987 Pan American Games.Currently she lives in Tucson, Arizona and is the head coach of a track team known as "Pops Tracks Club".Finally after the 2000 Olympic Trials and an illustrious career, LaTanya Sheffield announced her retirement.
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