Rondel Sorrillo (born 24 January 1986) is a Trinidad and Tobago sprinter, who specializes in the 200 meters. He was the first University of Kentucky athlete to win the men's 200 m title at the NCAA championships, winning it in 2010.
Sorrillo at the 2016 Olympics
|Nationality||Trinidad and Tobago|
|Born||24 January 1986|
La Brea, Trinidad and Tobago
|Education||University of Trinidad and Tobago|
University of Kentucky
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Weight||62 kg (137 lb)|
|Country||Trinidad and Tobago|
|Sport||Track and field|
|Event(s)||Sprints, 100 metres, 200 metres|
|College team||University of Kentucky|
|Coached by||Edrick Floreal|
|Achievements and titles|
|Personal best(s)||100 m: 9.99 |
200 m: 20.16
Sorrillo competed in the 200 meters event at the 2008 Olympic Games, but without reaching the final round. He ran a personal best for the 100 m at the 2012 national championships, placing third with a time of 10.03 seconds. He represented Trinidad and Tobago in both the 100 and 200 metres at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
His personal best time for the 200 metres is 20.16 seconds. He also has a 9.99 second (+1.7) personal best in the 100 meters, achieved in 2016 while finishing second in the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Trials. At 30 years, 152 days, he became the third oldest person to achieve a sub-10 second time for the first time; and 6.57 seconds in the 60 meters, achieved in January 2015 in Lexington.
1Disqualified in the final
- "Rondell Sorillo Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2016-01-28.
- Rondel Sorrillo. rio2016.com
- Rondel Sorrillo. nbcolympics.com
- "Glasgow 2014 – Rondel Sorrillo Profile". g2014results.thecgf.com. Retrieved 2016-01-28.
- Rondel Sorrillo at IAAF
- Lawrence, Kwame (2012-06-25). Bledman wins Trinidad and Tobago title in 9.86. IAAF. Retrieved on 2012-07-09.