|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||Arnie Paul•Robinson, Jr.|
|Born||7 April 1948 in San Diego, California (USA)|
|Measurements||188 cm / 74 kg|
|Affiliations||Maccabi Track Club, Los Angeles (USA)|
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).
|1972 Summer Olympics||Athletics||Long Jump, Men||Olympic||3||Bronze||Representing United States|
|1976 Summer Olympics||Athletics||Long Jump, Men||Olympic||1||Gold||Representing United States|