Mobile Site You Are Here >  >  > Bob Pirie

Bob Pirie

Full name: Robert Charles "Bob" Pirie
Gender: Male
Born: April 30, 1916 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died: January 22, 1984 in Los Angeles, California, United States
Country: CAN Canada
Sport: Swimming

Related Olympians: Uncle of Hamilton Milton; Brother-in-law of Freddie Milton; Brother of Irene Pirie-Milton.

Biography

Robert Pirie had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1934 British Empire Games 4×200 yards Freestyle Relay (with George Larson, Robert Hooper, and the non-Olympian George Burleigh), 1st in the 1938 British Empire Games 110 yards Freestyle, 1st in the 1938 British Empire Games 440 yards Freestyle, 2nd in the 1934 British Empire Games 1500 yards Freestyle, 2nd in the 1938 British Empire Games 1650 yards Freestyle, 2nd in the 1938 British Empire Games 4×220 yards Freestyle Relay (with Robert Hooper and the non-Olympians George Burleigh and Gordon Devlin), 2nd in the 1938 British Empire Games 3×110 yards Medley Relay (with Gordon Kerr and the non-Olympian Jimmy Prentice), 3rd in the 1934 British Empire Games 440 yards Freestyle.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Swimming Men's 400 metres Freestyle Canada CAN 6 h1 r2/3
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Swimming Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle Canada CAN 6 h2 r2/3
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Swimming Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay Canada CAN 7

Men's 400 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Swimming Canada Semi-Finals Heat One 6 4:58.7
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Swimming Canada Round One Heat Five 3 QC 4:56.0

Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Swimming Canada Semi-Finals Heat Two 6 20:17.3
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Swimming Canada Round One Heat One 4 QC 20:16.4

Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Swimming Canada CAN Final 7 9:27.5
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Swimming Canada CAN Round One Heat One 2 QU 9:40.0
id: 46,007