Full name: Irene Rose Robertson
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: United States
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 Hawaiâi, and represented the Los Angeles Athletic Club. Although born in Batavia, New York, Robertson was raised in London, England.
Personal Best: 80mH â 11.1 (1960).
|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|
|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|