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Irene Robertson

Full name: Irene Rose Robertson
Gender: Female
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 139 lbs (63 kg)
Born: November 10, 1931 in Batavia, New York, United States
Affiliations: Spartan Women's Athletic Club, (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Irene Robertson was a sprinter/hurdler who competed in two Olympic Games, but failed to make a final in the high hurdles in either 1956 or 1960. She was the AAU 400 metre champion in 1960, and competed in 1960 for the US in a dual meet against Greece. Robertson attended El Camino Junior College and the University of Hawai’i, and represented the Los Angeles Athletic Club. Although born in Batavia, New York, Robertson was raised in London, England.

Personal Best: 80mH – 11.1 (1960).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Athletics Women's 80 metres Hurdles United States USA 6 h3 r1/3
1960 Summer 28 Roma Athletics Women's 80 metres Hurdles United States USA 5 h1 r1/3

Women's 80 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Athletics United States Round One Heat Three 6 11.9 12.02
1960 Summer 28 Roma Athletics United States Round One Heat One 5 11.6 11.69
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