Bob Parker had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games Coxless Pairs, 1st in the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games Coxless Pairs, 2nd in the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games Double Sculls. In all three competitions he was partnered with Reginald Douglas).
|1956 Summer||22||Melbourne||Rowing||Men's Coxless Pairs||New Zealand||NZL||3 h1 r3/4|
|1956 Summer||22||Melbourne||Rowing||New Zealand||NZL||Reginald Douglas||Semi-Finals||Heat One||8:44.7|
|1956 Summer||22||Melbourne||Rowing||New Zealand||NZL||Reginald Douglas||Round One||Heat One||7:32.6|