Robyn Gayle
  • Born: 10/31/1985
  • Age: 29
  • Height: 169cm
  • Weight: 64kg
  • Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario

Robyn GayleRobyn Gayle is a two-time Olympian and was a defender on the bronze-medal winning women’s team in London. Gayle has represented Canada at not only two consecutive Olympic Games, but at the 2007 and 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup tournaments as well. She made her senior debut for Canada in June 2006, when she came in off the bench in the 71st minute in a  3-1 victory over Italy.

A two-time Pan American Games medallist, in 2011 Gayle scored in the 88th minute of the semifinal game against Colombia to put Canada through to the final, where they went on to win the gold medal. Gayle also won a silver medal at the 2003 Pan American Games in Santo Domingo losing to Brazil in the final. She has competed at two U-20 World Cups, winning a silver medal in 2002 in Edmonton, which was also her first international tournament.

Gayle, who played her collegiate soccer at the University of North Carolina, was team captain in 2006, led the Tar Heels to their 18th National championship, and was named Defensive MVP of the College Cup.

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