Arnie ROBINSON

United States of America USA

Athletics

  • Olympic Medals
    1 G
    1 B
  • Games participations
    2
  • First Olympic Games
    Munich 1972
  • Year of Birth
    1948
Olympic Results

Biography

Arnie ROBINSON

After taking the 1970 NCAA long jump while attending San Diego State, Arnie Robinson won many more major titles. Only DeHart Hubbard and Ralph Boston could match his record of six AAU titles, and Robinson won the Pan-Am title in 1971 as well as the first World Cup long jump championship in 1977 and won silver at the 1975 Pan American Games. In winning the Olympic gold medal in 1976, Robinson set a career best of 27-4¾ (8.35) and he was still in the top flight of long jumpers in 1980 when he placed sixth at the Final Olympic Trials.

Personal Bests: HJ – 6-10 (2.08) (1971); LJ – 27-4¾ (8.35) (1976); TJ – 51-0 (15.54) (1971).

Olympic Results

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Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Montreal 1976

G
Long Jump
Long Jump Athletics
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Munich 1972

B
Long Jump
Long Jump Athletics