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Richard Thompson

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 2
Bronze 0
Total 3
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameRichard•Thompson
Used nameRichard•Thompson
Nick/petnamesTorpedo
Born7 June 1985 in Cascade (TTO)
Measurements188 cm / 80 kg
AffiliationsLSU Tigers, Baton Rouge (USA) / HSI, Irvine (USA)
NOC Trinidad and Tobago

Biography

Personal Bests: 100 – 9.82 (2014).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
2008 Summer Olympics Athletics TTO Richard Thompson
100 metres, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver
4 × 100 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) Trinidad and Tobago 1 Gold
2012 Summer Olympics Athletics TTO Richard Thompson
100 metres, Men (Olympic) 6
4 × 100 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) Trinidad and Tobago 2 Silver
2016 Summer Olympics Athletics TTO Richard Thompson
100 metres, Men (Olympic) 6 h7 r2/4
4 × 100 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) Trinidad and Tobago AC r2/2
2020 Summer Olympics Athletics TTO Richard Thompson
4 × 100 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) Trinidad and Tobago 6 h1 r1/2

Other participations

Games Role NOC As
2008 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Closing Ceremony TTO Richard Thompson

Special Notes