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Bob Frojen

Full name: Robert Charles "Bob" Frojen
Gender: Male
Height: 5-11 (181 cm)
Weight: 181 lbs (82 kg)
Born: December 1, 1930 in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Died: December 11, 2005 in Los Angeles, California, United States
Affiliations: Southern California Water Polo Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Water Polo

Biography

Born in Germany to American parets, Bob Frojen grew up in Southern California. He played first at Fullerton Junior College and then at Stanford, graduating in 1952, and making All-American as a swimmer in 1950-52 and played for AAU water polo champions outdoors in 1949-50, and indoors in 1957, playing for the Southern California Water Polo Club. Frojen also won a silver medal at the 1955 Pan American Games. He worked as a banker at the time of the 1956 Olympics, but later went into public relations with Bozell & Jacobs. Frojen was inducted into the US Water Polo Hall of Fame in 1981.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Water Polo Men's Water Polo United States USA 5

Men's Water Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Water Polo United States USA Final Round Match #2 2 1956-12-01 YUG 5, USA 1
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Water Polo United States USA Final Round Match #3 1 1956-12-03 USA 4, GER 3
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Water Polo United States USA Final Round Match #6 2 1956-12-04 ITA 3, USA 2
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Water Polo United States USA Final Round Match #7 2 1956-12-05 URS 3, USA 1
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Water Polo United States USA Group B Match #1 1 1956-11-28 USA 5, GBR 3
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Water Polo United States USA Group B Match #3 2 1956-11-30 HUN 6, USA 2 0
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