Gil Roberts

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Gil Roberts
Calvin Smith, Gil Roberts, Manteo Mitchell
Personal information
Born (1989-03-15) March 15, 1989 (age 34)
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight81 kg (179 lb)
College teamTexas Tech Red Raiders
Medal record
Men's athletics
Representing the  United States
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2016 Rio de Janeiro 4×400 m relay
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2017 London 4×400 m relay
World Indoor Championships
Gold medal – first place 2012 Istanbul 4×400 m relay

Gil Roberts (born March 15, 1989) is an American athlete who specializes in the 200 m and 400 m. He competed for Texas Tech under coach Wes Kittley at the NCAA level. He was a member of the USA team that won the gold medal in the Men's 4×400 metres relay at the 2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships.[1] Roberts won the 2014 US Outdoor championship in 44.53 on June 28 in Sacramento, California.[2]

While competing at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Roberts won an Olympic gold medal in the 4 × 400 m relay.[3] Another Texas Tech athlete, Michael Mathieu won bronze in the same event competing for the Bahamas.


  1. ^ "Tech star anchors winning relay at World Championships". lubbockonline. 11 March 2012. Retrieved 14 March 2012.
  2. ^ "TEXASTECH.COM Roberts Wins Gold at U.S. Championships - Texas Tech University Official Athletic Site". Archived from the original on 2014-09-12. Retrieved 2014-06-29.
  3. ^ "U.S. men reclaim the gold in 4x400 relay". USA Today. Retrieved 21 August 2016.

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