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James Robinson

Full name: James Junior Robinson, Jr.
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 148 lbs (67 kg)
Born: August 27, 1954 in Oakland, California, United States
Affiliations: California Golden Bears, Berkeley (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

James Robinson is one of America's greatest ever two-lap runners, with a long career that lasted from the mid-70s through the entire decade of the 80s. He won seven US titles in the 800/880 y – 1976, 1978-82, and 1984. He was a gold medalist in the 800 at the 1979 Pan American Games. He represented the US at the 1979 and 1981 World Cups, and the 1983 World Championships.

Personal Bests: 400 – 46.3 (1975); 800 – 1:43.92 (1984); 1500 – 3:47.9 (1983); Mile – 4:09.0 (1983).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Athletics Men's 800 metres United States USA 5 h1 r2/3

Men's 800 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat One 5 1:46.43 1
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Athletics United States Round One Heat Two 2 QU 1:47.56 6
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