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Jack Robinson

Full name: Robert Lloyd Jackson "Jack" Robinson
Nickname(s): Jackie
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 181 lbs (82 kg)
Born: April 26, 1927 in Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Affiliations: Baylor Bears, Waco (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Basketball

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Jackie Robinson graduated from Baylor University in 1949 and, while there, made the 1948 Olympic team. As a point guard he led Baylor to the 1948 NCAA championship game, which they lost to Kentucky. He later became an ordained Baptist minister, which he made his life’s work, eventually settling in Augusta, Georgia.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 21 London Basketball Men's Basketball United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Basketball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result PTS
1948 Summer 21 London Basketball United States USA Final Round Match 1/2 1 1948-08-13 USA 65, FRA 21 2
1948 Summer 21 London Basketball United States USA Group C Match #1 1 1948-07-31 USA 86, SUI 21 4
1948 Summer 21 London Basketball United States USA Group C Match #8 1 1948-08-03 USA 59, ARG 57 4
1948 Summer 21 London Basketball United States USA Group C Match #10 1 1948-08-04 USA 66, EGY 28 1
1948 Summer 21 London Basketball United States USA Group C Match #14 1 1948-08-06 USA 61, PER 33 2
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