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Bob Halperin

Full name: Robert Sherman "Bob" Halperin
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 205 lbs (93 kg)
Born: January 26, 1908 in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: May 8, 1985 in Palm Springs, California, United States
Affiliations: Chicago Yacht Club, Chicago (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Sailing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Apart from his prowess as a yachtsman, Bob Halperin was well known as a football player at Notre Dame and the University of Wisconsin. At the 1960 Olympics he crewed for Bill Parks, a fellow member of the Chicago YC, and at the 1963 Pan American Games, Halperin won a gold medal as crew to Dick Stearns in the Star class. Halperin enlisted in the navy at the outbreak of World War II and finished his service as a lieutenant commander. He saw action in the Pacific, North African, and European combat zones and was highly decorated for gallantry Halperin was awarded the Navy Cross, the Silver Star, two Bronze Stars, and a Presidential Citation. He was also awarded the highest possible honor by the Nationalist Chinese government.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 52 Roma Sailing Mixed Two Person Keelboat Shrew II USA 3 Bronze

Mixed Two Person Keelboat

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date PTS T
1960 Summer 52 Roma Sailing Shrew II USA Bill Parks Final Standings 1960-08-29 6,269
1960 Summer 52 Roma Sailing Shrew II USA Bill Parks Race One 1960-08-29 562 2-48:18
1960 Summer 52 Roma Sailing Shrew II USA Bill Parks Race Two 1960-08-30 671 2-31:47
1960 Summer 52 Roma Sailing Shrew II USA Bill Parks Race Three 1960-08-31 914 2-25:08
1960 Summer 52 Roma Sailing Shrew II USA Bill Parks Race Four 1960-09-01 1,039 2-46:36
1960 Summer 52 Roma Sailing Shrew II USA Bill Parks Race Five 1960-09-05 1,215 2-29:05
1960 Summer 52 Roma Sailing Shrew II USA Bill Parks Race Six 1960-09-06 914 2-32:22
1960 Summer 52 Roma Sailing Shrew II USA Bill Parks Race Seven 1960-09-07 1,516 2-19:52
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