Posted on August 29, 2017 / Past Students
Tristan Robinson (YG 2012)
Congratulations to Tristan Robinson (YG 2012) whose team ran in 5th, and were then upgraded to 4th place (due to the Taiwanese team being disqualified), in the World University Games on the 28 August 2017.
As one of 47 Athletes in the “Uniroos” Track and Field Team, Tristan represented Australia in Taipei, Taiwan as a member of the 4×400 men’s relay team. You can see Tristan and his team mates line up at 2 hours, 38 minutes by selecting the link here: https://livestream.com/FISU/events/7635239/videos/161974158
The World University Games are the second largest international athletic event, larger even than the Commonwealth Games, and features more than 20,000 athletes from 170 countries.
In July of 2016, Tristan won the Bronze medal in the 400m at the Oceania Melanesian Championships held in Fiji. He then went on to win the Australian University Games 400m title in Perth last October representing the University of Melbourne.