Yvonne Harrison Castro (born December 2, 1975 in New York City) is a Puerto Rican track and field runner. She has participated at many international events. She is currently an assistant sprint coach at Saint Joseph’s University alongside Michael Glavin.
Harrison's name became a household name in Puerto Rico in part because of the coverage given to her career by local newspapers such as El Vocero and El Nuevo Dia, which follow her accomplishments and doings almost on a daily basis.
She finished in seventh place at the Rio de Janeiro Grand Prix of Athleticism. After a competition in Osaka, Japan, she sustained an injury that required her to take a rest from competition for a while.
About two weeks before the Olympics, she travelled to Seville, Spain, where she finished her Olympic training.
Harrison's participation at the 2004 Olympic Games was her first participation in such an event. ...
|Representing the United States|
|1992||World Junior Championships||Seoul, South Korea||19th (h)||400m hurdles||64.26|
|1994||World Junior Championships||Lisbon, Portugal||16th (h)||400m hurdles||61.22|
|1st (h)||4 × 400 m relay||3:37.13|
|Representing Puerto Rico|
|2002||Central American and Caribbean Games||San Salvador, El Salvador||1st||400m hurdles||57.39|
- Competed only in the heat.