|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||Rolland Lee•Romero|
|Born||21 August 1914 in Welsh, Louisiana (USA)|
|Died||November 1975 in Welsh, Louisiana (USA)|
|Measurements||185 cm / 80 kg|
|Affiliations||Loyola Wolfpack, New Orleans (USA)|
Rolland Romero won the AAU triple jump in 1935. He was second in that event in 1932 and 1936 and third in 1933. He competed for LSU and Loyola of New Orleans. Romero also played football at Loyola. He said he learned how to jump in the swamps of Louisiana, “by jumping over alligators, creaks and rice swamps.” Romero was a charter member of the Loyola Sports Hall of Fame. He was inducted into the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame in 1974.
Personal Bests: LJ – 7.56 (24-9¾) (1935); TJ – 15.36 (50-4¾) (1936).
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1932 Summer Olympics||Athletics||USA||Rolland Romero|
|Triple Jump, Men (Olympic)||8|
|1936 Summer Olympics||Athletics||USA||Rolland Romero|
|Triple Jump, Men (Olympic)||5|