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Gerald Tinker

Full name: Gerald A. Tinker
Gender: Male
Height: 5'11" (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: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Cousin of Larry Black.

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

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Biography

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).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 21 München Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay United States USA 1 Gold WR

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(A) ST L
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