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GRANT ROBISON
Event: 1500m
Height: 6-3
Weight: 160
PR: 1500m: 3:35.75 (2003)
Born: September 27, 1978 in Englewood, Colo.
Current Residence: Mountain View, Calif.
High School: McMinnville (Ore.) HS 97
College: Stanford 04
Coach: Vin Lananna
Agent: Ray Flynn
Club: Reebok

Career Highlights: 2003 NCAA champion; 3rd 2003 Pan American Games bronze medalist; 3rd at 2003 USA Outdoor Championships;

Robison had his first taste of major international competition in 2004 by qualifying for the Olympic Games in Athens, where he finished 12th in the semifinals. Despite not making the Olympic Trials final, Robison was named to the roster due to having met the Olympic A standard. During his junior year at Stanford University in 2003, the ten-time collegiate All-American leaped on to the national stage by winning the NCAA Outdoor 1500m title (3:40.39), placing third at the USA Outdoor Championships, winning the bronze medal at the Pan American Games and finishing the year ranked #3 in the U.S. by Track & Field News. Named an All-American for his first place performance at the NCAAs, Robison ran a career-best and Olympic A Qualifying standard of 3:35.75 (third all-time at Stanford) in Heusden, Belgiumthe NCAA West Regional and Pac-10 Champion in the 1500 meters, Robison placed third in the 5000 meters at the Pac-10 Championshipshe ran a season best of 13:41.82 in the 5000 meters at the Cardinal Invitational and anchored Stanford to victories in the 4xmile relay and the distance medley relay at the Drake Relays, where he was presented with the Maury White Award as the mens most outstanding performer at the 2003 Drake RelaysRobison anchored Stanford to a runner-up finish in the distance medley relay at the 2003 NCAA Indoor Championships and finished eighth in the 3000 meters at the NCAA Indoor Championshipshe won All-America awards in the 3000 meters and distance medley relayhe ran 3:58.95 in the indoor mile, the fourth-best time in school history Ran 1:47.96 in the 800 meters, sixth-best in school historyalso known for his expertise at cross country, Robison won the individual mens Pac-10 title in 2001 and 2002, and was the runner-up in 2003. Robison finished fourth at the NCAA Cross Country Championships in 2003 and third in that event in 2002. An African & African American studies major at Stanford, Robison is a 2002 and 2003 Pac-10 All-Academic cross country selection and he was named the Stanford Block S Outstanding Male Junior Award winner.

2005: 14th in qualifying at USA Outdoors (3:42.96)...3rd at Mt SAC (3:42.03)...best of 3:42.03.
2004:
12th in semifinal at Olympic Games (3:47.03)14th in semifinal qualifying at Olympic Trials (3:43.08)best of 3:43.79.
2003: NCAA 1500m champion (3:40.39)3rd at USA Outdoors (3:44.83)ran personal best and Olympic A qualifying time at Heusden, Belgium (3:35.75)4th at NCAA Cross Country champsanchored Stanford to a runner-up finish in the distance medley relay at NCAA Indoor Champs 8th at 3000 meters at NCAA Indoorsranked #3 in U.S. at 1500m by T&FNbests of 3:35.75 & 13:41.82.
2002: 4th at USA Outdoors (3:41.72)Pac-10 cross country champion3rd at NCAA XC champs8th at NCAA Outdoor Champs at 1500mran 5000m personal best of 13:40.30 at Mt. SACranked #5 in U.S. at 1500m by T&FNbests of 3:41.72 & 13:40.30.
2001: 13th in 5000m at USA Outdoors (13:52.24)7th at NCAA Outdoors 5000m (13:53.13)Pac-10 cross country champion21st at NCAA XC champsbests of 3:44.13 & 13:49.82
2000: Did not compete (Mormon Mission)
1999: Did not compete (Mormon Mission)
1998: Did not compete (Redshirt).

12/26/05

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