Gil Roberts

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Gil Roberts
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Calvin Smith, Gil Roberts, Manteo Mitchell
Personal information
Born (1989-03-15) March 15, 1989 (age 30)
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight81 kg (179 lb)
Sport
College teamTexas Tech Red Raiders

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tech star anchors winning relay at World Championships". lubbockonline. 11 March 2012. Retrieved 14 March 2012.
  2. ^ http://www.texastech.com/sports/c-track/spec-rel/062814aaa.html
  3. ^ "U.S. men reclaim the gold in 4x400 relay". USAToday.com. USA Today. Retrieved 21 August 2016.

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