Robert Esmie

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameRobert•Esmie
Used nameRobert•Esmie
Nick/petnamesBlastoff
Born5 July 1972 in Kingston (JAM)
Measurements175 cm / 64 kg
AffiliationsConcord International
NOC Canada

Biography

Born in Jamaica, Robert Esmie was a part of the best 4x100 m relay team in the mid-90s, along with Glenroy Gilbert, Bruny Surin and Donovan Bailey. Esmie’s 4x100 relay medals include golds at the 1994 Commonwealth Games, the 1995 and 1997 World Championships, and the 1996 Olympics, adding a bronze at the 1993 Worlds. Individually Esmie won a bronze medal in the 60 metres at the 1995 World Indoor Championships, and made the final of the 100 at the 1993 Worlds, where he finished seventh.

Personal Best: 100 – 10.10 (1997).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1996 Summer Olympics Athletics CAN Robert Esmie
4 × 100 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) Canada 1 Gold

Special Notes