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Tar Heel Trailblazer: Sharon Couch-Fikes


In 1991, Sharon Couch-Fikes became the first African-American to win the Patterson Medal, Carolina's highest athletic honor. The next year, she became the first track athlete from UNC to compete at the Olympic Games, in Barcelona. Twenty-four years later, she has been named a Tar Heel Trailblazer. (GoHeels.com)

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