Carlota Gooden

Carlota Gooden (born 7 June 1936) is a Panamanian sprinter. She competed in the women's 100 metres at the 1960 Summer Olympics. She finished second in the 1959 Pan American Games 4 × 100 metres Relay (with Jean Holmes-Mitchell, Marcela Daniel, and Silvia Hunte), third in the 1959 Pan American Games 60 metres and third in the 1959 Pan American Games 100 metres.[1] She was descended from Barbadian canal workers. In 1955, she earned an athletic scholarship to Tuskegee University, one of the premier African American women’s track programs.[2]

Carlota Gooden
Personal information
Born (1936-06-07) 7 June 1936 (age 83)
Panama City, Panama
Event(s)100 metres


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Carlota Gooden Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 17 June 2017.
  2. ^ "Carlota Gooden's Athletic Citizenship". Retrieved 23 June 2017.