Full name: Gerald Alexander Tinker
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 168 lbs (76 kg)
Born: January 19, 1951 in Miami, Florida, United States
Affiliations: Kent State Golden Flashes, Kent, Ohio (USA)
Country: United States
Related Olympians: Cousin of Larry Black.
Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)
Other SR Links: Pro-Football-Reference.com
After giving athletics a miss in 1971, Gerald Tinker of Kent State placed fourth in the 100m at the Final Trials and was selected for the relay squad in München. He ran a great third leg and made a vital contribution to the U.S. victory and to their world record.
Personal Bests: 100y – 9.3 (1970); 100 – 10.1 (1972); 200 – 20.5 (1970).
|1972 Summer||21||München||Athletics||Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay||United States||USA||1||Gold||WR|
|1972 Summer||21||München||Athletics||United States||USA||Final||1||WR||38.19||9,4||1|
|1972 Summer||21||München||Athletics||United States||USA||Semi-Finals||Heat One||1||QU||38.54|
|1972 Summer||21||München||Athletics||United States||USA||Round One||Heat Four||1||QU||38.96|