Olympians

Tonique Williams - Darling

Birth Date: January 17, 1976
Height: 5 feet 2 inches
High School: St. John's College
College: University of South Florida
Hobbies: Swimming, reading
Events: Track – 400m


Personal Best:
200m – 22.77 (outdoor) at the National Championships in 2004
200m – 23.66 (indoor) in 2003 at the Fayetteville Tyson Foods Invitational
300m – 38.37 (outdoor) in 200 in Sydney, Australia
300m – 38.67 (indoor) in 1998 in Blacksburg, Virginia
400m – 49.15 (outdoor) in 2004 at Golden League in Paris
400m – 50.87 (indoor) in 2004 at the World Championships in Budapest

Career Highlights:

1999 – Silver at CAC in the 400m

2003 – Bronze at the CAC in the 200m
Bronze at the Zurich Weltklasse in the 400m

2004 – Gold at the Ostrava Golden Spike in the 400m
Gold at the Bergen Bislett Games in the 400m
Gold at the Roma Golden Gala in the 400m
Bronze at the World Championships in Budapest

Tonique is the national record holder in the 400m with the time of 49.25 seconds this year in Rome, breaking Pauline Davis' long-standing record. She is also the number-one ranked quarter-miler in the world.