Judi Brown

For other people with the same name, see Judith Brown (disambiguation).
Judi Brown
Personal information
Birth name Judith Lynne Brown
Born July 14, 1961 (1961-07-14) (age 55)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.

Judith Lynne "Judi" Brown (born July 14, 1961 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) is an American athlete who competed mainly in the 400 metre hurdles.

She competed for the United States at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, where she won the silver medal in the women's 400 metre hurdles event.

Brown was a two-time gold medalist at the Pan American Games (1983, 1987), and was a twelve-time Big Ten champion in track and field events. In 1987, she was selected Sportsman of the Year by Sports Illustrated magazine for her community involvement.

Brown holds two degrees from Michigan State University, a Bachelor's degree in Audiology and Speech Science, and a Masters degree in Education. She was inducted into the Michigan State University Hall of Fame in 1986.[1] She holds a Ph.D. in Public Administration and Public Policy from Western Michigan University, from which she graduated with honors. She also is a member of the Michigan Even Start Statewide Family Literacy Consortium.


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