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Roscoe Bowman

Full name: Roscoe Leroy Bowman
Gender: Male
Born: March 21, 1900 in Carroll, Iowa, United States
Died: September 24, 1964 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Affiliations: US Navy, (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Fencing

Related Olympians: Brother of William Bowman.

Biography

Roscoe Bowman fenced épée for the US at the 1920 Antwerpen Olympics. His brother, [William] was also an Olympic fencer for the USA, at Stockholm in 1912. Bowman was a career military officer, who eventually reached the rank of Rear Admiral. In World War II he was awarded the Legion of Merit with a Combat “V” for meritorious service in July 1945 during extended offensive operations against Japan, while directing his air group. For his services in World War II, Bowman received awards from the governments of Brazil, Spain, Peru, Chile, and the Philippines.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 20 Antwerpen Fencing Men's Sabre, Individual United States USA 7T p5 r1/3
1920 Summer 20 Antwerpen Fencing Men's Sabre, Team United States USA 5

Men's Sabre, Individual

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BW BL
1920 Summer 20 Antwerpen Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Five 7T 1920-08-25 3 5

Men's Sabre, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MW ML TBW/TD IBW
1920 Summer 20 Antwerpen Fencing United States USA Final Pool 5 1920-08-24 3 4
1920 Summer 20 Antwerpen Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout 17 2 1920-08-24 NED 11, USA 5 5 0
1920 Summer 20 Antwerpen Fencing United States USA Final Pool Team Bout 24 1 1920-08-24 USA 10, DEN 6 10 3
1920 Summer 20 Antwerpen Fencing United States USA Final Standings 5 1920-08-24
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