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Tisha Waller

Tisha Waller
Medal record
Women's athletics
Competitor for the  United States
World Indoor Championships
Bronze 1999 Maebashi High jump
Summer Universiade
Bronze 1991 Sheffield High jump
Goodwill Games
Gold 1998 New York City High jump

Tisha Felice Waller, (born December 1, 1970 in South Boston, Virginia) is an American athlete competing in the high jump, who participated in the 1996 Summer Olympics and 2004 Summer Olympics.[1] She is a five time American Champion, and internationally won the 1998 Goodwill Games, plus bronze medals in the 1991 World University Games and the 1999 World Indoor Championships.

Tisha Waller graduated from Stone Mountain, Georgia. She was named USATFs Visa Humanitarian Athlete of the Year in 2003.

Waller established an American women's indoor record of 2.01 meters (6' 7.25") at the 1998 USA Indoor Championships on February 28, 1998. Her mark stood for 14 years until it was broken by Chaunte Lowe by a single centimeter, 2.02m, at the 2012 USA Indoor Championships.[3]

References

  1. ^ http://www.sports-reference.com/olympics/athletes/wa/tisha-waller-1.html Sports References
  2. ^ http://ramblinwreck.cstv.com/sports/w-track/mtt/page_nat00.html Nat Page bio
  3. ^ USTAF Indoor Championships, 26 February 2012; "Women's High Jump, Results"; accessed 26 FEB 2012.

External links

  • Tisha Waller profile at IAAF
  • USATF bio


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