Robert Taylor

 

 

Age: 59

 

Summary: sprinter who was a member of the 400-meter relay team that won gold and silver medals at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, Germany but who finished second in the 100 after barely making it to a preliminary race because of a scheduling mix-up that saw two of his teammates miss qualifying heats.

 

 

Cause of Death: Heart failure

 

Born: September 14, 1948

 

Died: November 13, 2007

 

Location: Missouri City, Texas