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Robert Martin

Full name: Robert Patrick Martin
Gender: Male
Born: December 1, 1900 in Louisville, New York, United States
Died: November 26, 1942 in Massena, New York, United States
Affiliations: Lake Placid AC, Lake Placid (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Bobsleigh

Related Olympians: Father of Leo Martin; Father of Pat Martin.

Biography

Robert Martin slid for Lake Placid Athletic Club, winning three national championships as a mid-seat in 4-man, from 1933-35, with Curtis Stevens as his driver. In 1935, he and Stevens also slid to the North American 4-man title at Lake Placid. Martin lived in Massena, New York, and worked odd jobs, working at the Stevens House, as a caretaker for various camps in the area, at the aluminum plant in Massena, and at the farm of Dr. F. J. d’Avignon.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Winter 35 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Bobsleigh Men's Four United States-1 USA 4

Men's Four

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit
1936 Winter 35 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Final Standings
1936 Winter 35 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Run 1
1936 Winter 35 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Run 2
1936 Winter 35 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Run 3
1936 Winter 35 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Run 4
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