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David Roberts (athlete)

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David Roberts (athlete)

David Roberts
Medal record
Men’s athletics
Representing the  United States
Olympic Games
1976 Montreal Pole Vault

David Luther "Dave" Roberts (born July 23, 1951) is an American former athlete who mainly competed in the men's pole vault event.

A 1974 graduate of Rice University, he competed for the United States at the 1976 Summer Olympics held in Montreal, Canada where he won the bronze medal in the men's pole vault event.


  • Roberts named to the US Pole Vault Hall of Fame at the Wayback Machine (archived August 7, 2007)
Preceded by
Bob Seagren
Men's Pole Vault World Record Holder
March 28, 1975 – May 29, 1976
Succeeded by
Earl Bell
Preceded by
Earl Bell
Men's Pole Vault World Record Holder
June 22, 1976 – May 11, 1980
Succeeded by
Władysław Kozakiewicz
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Steve Smith
Men's Pole Vault Best Year Performance
1975 – 1976
Succeeded by
Władysław Kozakiewicz

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