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Bob Arnott

Full name: William Robert "Bob" Arnott
Gender: Male
Born: October 13, 1922 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died: January 23, 2016 in Rose Bay, New South Wales, Australia
Affiliations: Ski Club of Australia, Thredbo (AUS)
Country: AUS Australia
Sport: Alpine Skiing

Biography

Bob Arnott skiied for Australia at the 1952 Oslo Winter Olympics. He was a member of the Ski Club of Australia and later wrote its 75th anniversary history. Arnott was born in Sydney and attended Cranbrook School and the University of Sydney, graduating in 1945. His father, Henry Dixon Arnott, was a barrister and President of the Royal Aero Club of New South Wales, while his great-grandfather was William Arnott, who founded Arnott’s Biscuits.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Winter 29 Oslo Alpine Skiing Men's Downhill Australia AUS 71
1952 Winter 29 Oslo Alpine Skiing Men's Giant Slalom Australia AUS 78
1952 Winter 29 Oslo Alpine Skiing Men's Slalom Australia AUS 65T r1/2

Men's Downhill

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1952 Winter 29 Oslo Alpine Skiing Australia Final Standings 71 4:13.5

Men's Giant Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1952 Winter 29 Oslo Alpine Skiing Australia Final Standings 78 3:38.4

Men's Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T PT
1952 Winter 29 Oslo Alpine Skiing Australia Final Standings 65T r1/2
1952 Winter 29 Oslo Alpine Skiing Australia Run 1 65T 1:21.1 0:00
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