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Robert Ouko

Full name: Robert Ouko
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: October 24, 1948 in Manga, Kisii, Kenya
Country: KEN Kenya
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Mainly an 800 m runner, Robert Ouko won most of his international medals in the 4x400 m relay. He was a member of the Kenyan 4x400 relay team that won Olympic gold in 1972, Commonwealth Games gold in 1970, and East and Central African championships golds in 1969-72. Ouko also won an 800 metre gold at the 1970 Commonwealth Games and was a member of the Kenyan 4x880 yds relay team that set a world record of 7:11.6 in September 1970. After finishing his sporting career, Ouko worked as a secretary general of the Kenyan Amateur Athletic Association, now named Athletics Kenya.

Personal Bests: 400 – 46.2 (1970); 800 – 1:46.0 (1972).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 19 Ciudad de México Athletics Men's 800 metres Kenya KEN 5 h2 r2/3
1972 Summer 23 München Athletics Men's 800 metres Kenya KEN 5
1972 Summer 23 München Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay Kenya KEN 1 Gold

Men's 800 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) L
1968 Summer 19 Ciudad de México Athletics Kenya Semi-Finals Heat Two 5 1:47.1 1:47.15
1968 Summer 19 Ciudad de México Athletics Kenya Round One Heat Four 3 QC 1:47.6 1:47.65
1972 Summer 23 München Athletics Kenya Final 5 1:46.53 4
1972 Summer 23 München Athletics Kenya Semi-Finals Heat One 1 QU 1:47.61 1
1972 Summer 23 München Athletics Kenya Round One Heat Two 1 QU 1:47.44 7

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(A) ST
1972 Summer 23 München Athletics Kenya KEN Final 1 2:59.83 45,6
1972 Summer 23 München Athletics Kenya KEN Round One Heat One 2 QU 3:01.27
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