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Bob Cottingham

Full name: Robert Thomas "Bob" Cottingham, Jr.
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 106 lbs (48 kg)
Born: April 16, 1966 in Orange, New Jersey, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Fencing

Biography

Bob Cottingham fenced sabre for the USA at the 1988 and 1992 Olympics. Cottingham was a four-time All-American in fencing at Columbia, graduating in 1988. He led Columbia to NCAA titles in 1987 and 1988, the first two of five in seven years that they would win. In 1988 Cottingham was NCAA sabre champion, with Columbia also providing NCAA champions that year in foil and épée, the first time that had occurred since 1961.

After college Cottingham obtained a law degree from Rutgers University at Newark. He later worked for New Jersey Congressman Donald Payne, as district director of New Jersey operations. He later became a vice-president of government affairs and a director for Phacil, an engineering services provider, and then started his own business consulting firm, Sabre88. Cottingham also has served as a chair of the [Peter Westbrook] Foundation. In 2013 Cottingham received the NCAA Silver Anniversary Award, given each year to six former student-athletes at the 25th anniversary of their graduation.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Fencing Men's Sabre, Team United States USA 7
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Fencing Men's Sabre, Individual United States USA 24
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Fencing Men's Sabre, Team United States USA 9

Men's Sabre, Individual

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MW BW BL TG TR TD
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Final Pool Barrage Round Two AC 1992-08-02 1
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Final Pool Barrage Round Two 2 1992-08-02 Shirshov (EUN) 2, Cottingham (USA) 1 1
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Final Pool Barrage Round One AC 1992-08-02 2
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Final Pool Barrage Round One 1 1992-08-02 Cottingham (USA) 2, Banos (CAN) 0 2
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Final Pool Round Two AC 1992-08-02 0
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Final Pool Round Two 2 1992-08-02 Scalzo (ITA) 2, Cottingham (USA) 0 0
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Final Pool Round One AC 1992-08-02 2
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Final Pool Round One 1 1992-08-02 Cottingham (USA) 2, Fletcher (GBR) 0 2
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Four 5 1992-08-02 2 3 12 19
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Four 2 1992-08-02 Shirshov (EUN) 5, Cottingham (USA) 0 0
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Four 2 1992-08-02 García (ESP) 5, Cottingham (USA) 1 1
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Four 2 1992-08-02 Fletcher (GBR) 5, Cottingham (USA) 1 1
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Four 1 1992-08-02 Cottingham (USA) 5, Köves (HUN) 2 5
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Four 1 1992-08-02 Cottingham (USA) 5, Silva (POR) 2 5

Men's Sabre, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MW ML BW BL TBW/TD IBW TD TG/TR
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 3 1988-09-28 1 2 16 23
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 2 1988-09-28 ITA 9, USA 4 4 0
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 2 1988-09-28 Meglio (ITA) 5, Cottingham (USA) 1 1
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two NC 1988-09-28 Cottingham (USA) Not contested, Dalla Barba (ITA) Not contested
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 2 1988-09-28 Scalzo (ITA) 5, Cottingham (USA) 2 2
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 2 1988-09-28 Marin (ITA) 5, Cottingham (USA) 2 2
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 2 1988-09-28 FRG 9, USA 3 3 0
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 2 1988-09-28 Becker (FRG) 5, Cottingham (USA) 3 3
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 1 1988-09-28 USA 9, KOR 5 9 3
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 1 1988-09-28 Cottingham (USA) 5, Lee (KOR) 3 5
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 1 1988-09-28 Cottingham (USA) 5, Lee (KOR) 3 5
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two NC 1988-09-28 Cottingham (USA) Not contested, Lee (KOR) Not contested
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 1 1988-09-28 Cottingham (USA) 5, Lee (KOR) 1 5
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 3 1992-08-06 0 1 10 18 96/118
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 2 1992-08-06 FRA 9, USA 5 5 0
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 2 1992-08-06 Guichot (FRA) 5, Cottingham (USA) 4 4
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 2 1992-08-06 ROU 9, USA 5 5 0
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 2 1992-08-06 Grigore (ROU) 5, Cottingham (USA) 2 2
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two NC 1992-08-06 Cottingham (USA) Not contested, Găureanu (ROU) Not contested
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 2 1992-08-06 Szabo (ROU) 5, Cottingham (USA) 2 2
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