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Bob Chambers

Full name: Robert David "Bob" Chambers
Gender: Male
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: November 16, 1926 in Santa Clara County, California, United States
Died: November 6, 2010 in San Pedro, California, United States
Affiliations: USC Trojans, Los Angeles (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Bob Chambers placed third in the 1948 NCAA 800 for Southern Cal. At the AAU meet, he finished third in 1951 and fourth in 1952 in the 800. He later competed for the Los Angeles AC and the US Navy. He was later a track coach at Pierce Junior College in Los Angeles, and worked for 34 years (1954-88) as a Los Angeles lifeguard.

Personal Bests: 440y – 48.9 (1950); 800 – 1:50.2 (1950); Mile – 4:22.8 (1949).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 21 London Athletics Men's 800 metres United States USA 6

Men's 800 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) ATM
1948 Summer 21 London Athletics United States Final 6 1:52.1 at 2.82
1948 Summer 21 London Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat Two 3 QU 1:52.9
1948 Summer 21 London Athletics United States Round One Heat Three 3 QU 1:54.3