LALONDE   GORDON

DATE OF BIRTH: November 25, 1988
PLACE OF BIRTH: Lowlands, Tobago
EDUCATION:
  • Bronx High School, Bronx, New York, USA
  • Mohawk Valley Community College, New York, USA
  • OLYMPIC EVENTS:
  • 400 meters
  • 4 x 400 meters Relay
  • CAREER:                                      Gordon's parents migrated to the USA when he was seven years old. His career includes the following significant accomplishments:
    • 2010 Central American and Caribbean Games, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico - 4 x 400 meters Relay (3rd, 3:04.07 with Zwede Hewitt, Gavyn Nero, and Jarrin Solomon)
    • 2010 Commonwealth Games, New Delhi, India - 400 meters (Semifinals, 46.33)
    • 2011 Central American and Caribbean Championships, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico - 400 meters (46.98), 4 x 400 meters Relay (2nd, 3:01.65, with Deon Lendore, Renny Quow, and Jarrin Solomon)
    • 2012 World Indoor Championships, Istanbul, Turkey - 4 x 400 meters Relay (3rd, 3:06.85, with Renny Quow, Jereem Richards, and Jarrin Solomon)
    • 2012 Olympics, London, England - 400 meters (3rd, 44.52); 4 x 400 meters Relay (3rd, 2:59.40, with Jarrin Solomon, Ade Alleyne-Forte, and Deon Lendore
    • 2013 Central American and Caribbean Senior Athletics Championships, Morelia, Mexico - 200 meters (2nd, 20.28)
    • 2013 World Championships, Moscow, Russia - 200 meters (Semifinals, 21.14); 4 x 400 meters Relay (6th, 3:01.74, with Jarrin Solomon, Jehue Gordon, and Renny Quow)
    • 2014 Commonwealth Games, Glasgow, Scotland - 400 meters (3rd, 44.78); 4 x 400 meters Relay (3rd, 3:01.51, with Jarrin Solomon, Renny Quow, and Zwede Hewitt)
    • 2014 World Indoor Championships, Sopot, Poland - 400 meters (5th, 46.39)
    • 2014 IAAF World Relays, Nassau, Bahamas - 4 400 meters Relay (3rd, 2:58.34, with Renny Quow, Machel Cedenio, and Jarrin Solomon
    • 2015 IAAF World Championships, Beijing, China - 400 meters (Semifinals, 44.70); (4 400 meters Relay (2nd, 2:58.20, with Renny Quow, Machel Cedenio, and Deon Lendore)
    • 2015 World Relays, Nassau, Bahamas - 4 400 meters Relay (7th, 3:03.10, with Jarrin Solomon, Renny Quow and Machel Cedenio)
    • 2015 NACAC Championships, San Jose, Costa Rica - 400 meters (1st, 44.89)
    • 2016 IAAF World Indoor Championships, Portland, Oregon, United States - 400 meters (6th, 47.62), 44 400 meters Relay (3rd, 3:05.51, with Jarrin Solomon, Ade Alleyne-Forte and Deon Lendore)
    • 2016 Olympics, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 400 meters (Semifinals, 45.19); 4 400 meters Relay (Disqualified, with Jarrin Solomon, Deon Lendore, and Machel Cedenio
    AWARD:
    • 2012 - Trinidad & Tobago Humming Bird Medal Gold
    Compiled by Ronald C. Emrit