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Bill Hobbs

Full name: William Barton Roger "Bill" Hobbs
Gender: Male
Height: 6'3" (191 cm)
Weight: 205 lbs (93 kg)
Born: July 30, 1949 in Ponce, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico
Affiliations: Brothers Rowing Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Related Olympians: Brother of Franklin Hobbs.

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

In high school, Bill Hobbs attended Milton Academy where he was named the fullback on the all-New England prep team. After his freshman year at Harvard he made the 1968 Olympic team, stroking the pair-oared shell that finished fifth at Mexico City While at Harvard he rowed in the eights that won the 1969 and 1970 Eastern Sprints. After college, Bill Hobbs earned an M.B.A. from Harvard and later worked as a corporate planner.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 19 Ciudad de México Rowing Men's Coxed Pairs United States USA 5
1972 Summer 23 München Rowing Men's Coxed Eights United States USA 2 Silver

Men's Coxed Pairs

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit T
1968 Summer 19 Ciudad de México Rowing United States USA Richard Edmunds Final 8:12.60
1968 Summer 19 Ciudad de México Rowing United States USA Richard Edmunds Semi-Finals Heat One 8:03.74
1968 Summer 19 Ciudad de México Rowing United States USA Richard Edmunds Round One Heat Two 8:12.48

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1972 Summer 23 München Rowing United States USA Final 6:11.61
1972 Summer 23 München Rowing United States USA Semi-Finals Heat One 6:27.53
1972 Summer 23 München Rowing United States USA Round One Heat One 6:06.01