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Bob Jeangerard

Full name: Robert Eugene "Bob" Jeangerard
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2.5 (190 cm)
Weight: 190 lbs (86 kg)
Born: June 20, 1932 in Evanston, Illinois, United States
Died: July 5, 2014 in Belmont, California, United States
Affiliations: US Air Force, (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Basketball

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Bob Jeangerard attended the University of Colorado in the early 50s, winning All-Big Eight honors in both his junior and senior years. He was also chosen as MVP of the NCAA western regionals in his senior year, 1955, leading the Buffaloes to the Final Four. Jeangerard went on to serve in the US Air Force after college, and play AAU ball, winning AAU All-America honors and leading his team to the 1955 AAU National Championship. He was also a member of the gold medal winning team at the 1959 Pan American Games.

After the Olympics Jeangerard moved to the Bay Area of California where he and two brothers started Gerard Tire, which became a chain of stores in northern California. He went to law school on nights and weekends and became the attorney for the chain, in addition to remaining an owner and manager. He retired in 1982 and travelled the world with his wife, Margie.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Basketball Men's Basketball United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Basketball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result PTS
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Basketball United States USA Final Round Match 1/2 1 1956-12-01 USA 89, URS 55 16
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Basketball United States USA Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1956-11-30 USA 101, URU 38 3
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Basketball United States USA Group B Match #1 1 1956-11-27 USA 85, BUL 44 19
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Basketball United States USA Group B Match #4 1 1956-11-28 USA 113, BRA 51 10
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Basketball United States USA Group B Match #5 1 1956-11-29 USA 85, URS 55 14
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Basketball United States USA Group A Match #2 1 1956-11-23 USA 98, JPN 40 4
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Basketball United States USA Group A Match #3 1 1956-11-24 USA 101, THA 29 13
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Basketball United States USA Group A Match #5 1 1956-11-26 USA 121, PHI 53 21
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