Calvin Smith, Gil Roberts, Manteo Mitchell
March 15, 1989 |
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
|Height||1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||81 kg (179 lb)|
|College team||Texas 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. Roberts won the 2014 US Outdoor championship in 44.53 on June 28 in Sacramento, California.
While competing in the 2016 Summer Olympics, Roberts won an Olympic gold medal in the 4 × 400 m relay. Another Texas Tech athlete, Michael Mathieu won bronze in the same event competing for the Bahamas.
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- "U.S. men reclaim the gold in 4x400 relay". USAToday.com. USA Today. Retrieved 21 August 2016.