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Bob Wheeler

Full name: Robert Tomlinson "Bob" Wheeler, III
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: January 11, 1952 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: November 2010 in Mountain View, California, United States
Affiliations: Duke Blue Devils, Durham (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

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Bob Wheeler ran for Duke and made the 1972 Olympic Team by placing third at the Olympic Trials. He later started the Foot Locker stores that sold mostly running shoes and became quite wealthy as a result.

Personal Bests: 880y – 1:48.2 (1971); 1500 – 3:38.8 (1972); Mile – 3:59.2 (1972).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 20 München Athletics Men's 1,500 metres United States USA 6 h3 r2/3

Men's 1,500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A)
1972 Summer 20 München Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat Three 6 3:40.36
1972 Summer 20 München Athletics United States Round One Heat Six 3 QU 3:41.34
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