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Birth name  Edwin Anthony Roberts
Height  1.73 m
Role  Olympic athlete

Name  Edwin Roberts
College team  NCCU Eagles
Weight  70 kg
Edwin Roberts
Born  12 August 1941Belmont, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad
Personal best(s)  100 y: 09.2 s 1964 100 m: 10.1 s 1969 200 m: 20.34 s 1968 4×400 y: 45.6 s, then WR, 1966
Olympic medals  Athletics at the 1964 Summer Olympics – Men's 200 metres
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Edwin Roberts

Edwin Anthony Roberts (born 12 August 1941) is a retired Trinidadian runner. He competed at the 1964, 1968 and 1972 Olympics in various sprint events and had his best results in the 200 m, in which he finished third in 1964 and fourth in 1968. He also won a bronze medal in the 4 × 400 m relay in 1964.


Roberts attended North Carolina College in the United States between 1962 and 1966 where he was a member of the college track team. He was also part of the Trinidadian team that set a world record at 3:02.8 in the 4×440 yd relay at the 1966 Commonwealth Games. He was among world's top ten sprinters from 1964 to 1971, according to the votes of the experts of Track and Field News.

  • In 1969 Roberts was awarded the Trinidad & Tobago Humming Bird Medal Bronze.
  • In 1984, he was inducted into the Alex M. Rivera Athletics Hall of Fame at North Carolina Central University.
  • In 1987, he was inducted into the Trinidad and Tobago Sports Hall of Fame.
  • In 2005, he was inducted into the Central American and Caribbean Athletic Confederation Hall of Fame.
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