Induction Year: 2021
Sport: Track & Field
Amityville High and Florida State University track star who is an Olympian and an NCAA champion.
Givens was a 200-meter finalist at the 1984 Olympic Games and represented her country at the 1983 World Championships in Athletics.She was the 200-meter gold medalist at the 1983 Pan American Games and returned to win a silver medal in 1987.
She was also a multiple medalist at the 1983 Summer Universiade, taking the 200 m and relay gold medals and a 100 m silver medal.
Givens was a frequent finalist at the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, coming fifth in the 200 m in 1980 and 1981, then reaching her first national podium in 1982 with a third-place finish.
At the 1983 USA Championships she ran a lifetime best of 22.31 seconds to place fourth in the 200 m and was also fifth over 100 m.