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Robert Foster

Full name: Robert Bagley Foster
Gender: Male
Born: February 22, 1891 in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: August 25, 1960 in Westminster, Greater London, Great Britain
Affiliations: Illinois AC, Chicago (USA) / Mercersburg Academy, Lancaster (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming


Robert Foster attended Mercersburg Academy, graduating from the prep school in 1909. He was the first Mercersburg student to compete at the Olympics and he did so before graduating from high school.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 17 London Swimming Men's 100 metres Freestyle United States USA AC h4 r1/3

Men's 100 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1908 Summer 17 London Swimming United States Round One Heat Four AC
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