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Bob Blatt, Jr.

Full name: Robert "Bob" Blatt, Jr.
Gender: Male
Height: 5-11 (181 cm)
Weight: 168 lbs (76 kg)
Born: November 3, 1921 in Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Died: July 5, 1994 in San Carlos, California, United States
Affiliations: Stanford Cardinal, Stanford (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Alpine Skiing

Biography

Bob Blatt starting skiing near his native Seattle with his family, particularly his brother, John “Boots” Blatt, at Snowqualmie Pass. Bob Blatt attended Stanford, graduating in 1948. Boots also made the 1948 Winter Olympic team but did not compete. In 1938 Bob Blatt won the American Cup downhill and was second in the Pan-American slalom race. Blatt served in the Army in World War II, and in 1946, after hostilities had ended, he won the USFET (US Forces European Theatre) slalom championship in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Winter 26 Sankt Moritz Alpine Skiing Men's Downhill United States USA 44
1948 Winter 26 Sankt Moritz Alpine Skiing Men's Combined United States USA 29

Men's Downhill

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1948 Winter 26 Sankt Moritz Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings 44 3:27.4

Men's Combined

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS T PT
1948 Winter 26 Sankt Moritz Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings 29 27.83
1948 Winter 26 Sankt Moritz Alpine Skiing United States Downhill 32 18.09 3:27.4
1948 Winter 26 Sankt Moritz Alpine Skiing United States Slalom 23T 9.74 2:37.0
1948 Winter 26 Sankt Moritz Alpine Skiing United States Slalom Run 1 14 1:15.6 0:00
1948 Winter 26 Sankt Moritz Alpine Skiing United States Slalom Run 2 42T 1:21.4 0:00
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