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Brenda Morehead (born October 5, 1957) is an American sprinter. She competed in the women's 100 metres at the 1976 Summer Olympics.[1] Morehead qualified for the 1980 U.S. Olympic team but was unable to compete due to the 1980 Summer Olympics boycott. She did however receive one of 461 Congressional Gold Medals created especially for the spurned athletes.[2]

Brenda Morehead
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Born (1957-10-05) October 5, 1957 (age 61)
Monroe, Louisiana, United States
Event(s)100 metres


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Brenda Morehead Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved July 3, 2017.
  2. ^ Caroccioli, Tom; Caroccioli, Jerry. Boycott: Stolen Dreams of the 1980 Moscow Olympic Games. Highland Park, IL: New Chapter Press. pp. 243–253. ISBN 978-0942257403.