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Bob Billingham

Full name: Robert Iain Colin "Bob" Billingham
Nickname(s): Buddha
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 240 lbs (109 kg)
Born: December 10, 1957 in Hammersmith, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: March 30, 2014 in Grass Valley, California, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Sailing

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Bob “Buddha” Billingham competed at the 1988 Olympics, winning a silver medal, but was also a five-time World Champion in various classes – the Solings, Etchells, J/24s, and Maxis. He was involved in several America’s Cup races, crewing on the winning America3 team in 1992, serving as chief operating officer for [Paul Cayard] in 2000 with AmericaOne and Artemis Racing, and later helping the San Francisco organizers prepare the facilities for the 2013 competitions. He also was involved with the administration and management of US sailing teams for over 20 years.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Sailing Mixed Three Person Keelboat United States USA 2 Silver

Mixed Three Person Keelboat

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Date NP TP PTS T
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Sailing United States USA Final Standings 1988-09-20 14.0 24.0
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Sailing United States USA Race One 1988-09-20 3.0
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Sailing United States USA Race Two 1988-09-21 .0 14-10:39
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Sailing United States USA Race Three 1988-09-22 8.0
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Sailing United States USA Race Four 1988-09-23 .0 14-48:49
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Sailing United States USA Race Five 1988-09-25 3.0
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Sailing United States USA Race Six 1988-09-26 10.0
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Sailing United States USA Race Seven 1988-09-27 .0 13-51:24
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