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Bob Grant

Full name: Robert James "Bob" Grant
Gender: Male
Born: April 26, 1934 in Shepparton, Victoria, Australia
Died: June 25, 2007
Affiliations: Old Scotch Collegians, Camberwell, Victoria (AUS)
Country: AUS Australia
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Bob Grant attended Geelong College and then Scotch College, where he was an all-round sportsman, playing football from 1951-53, rowing with the eights in 1952-53, and competing in athletics, in both the javelin throw and relays. He trained as a teacher at Scotch College, and taught there from 1960-86, also serving during that time as the Secretary of the Association of Public Schools (APS). From 1987-93 Grant was first Development Officer of the Geelong College Foundation. He also worked in sports administration with the Geelong Rowing Association.

Personal Best: JT – 65.76 (1956).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Men's Javelin Throw Australia AUS 16 QR

Men's Javelin Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Australia Qualifying Round 16 65.76
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Australia Qualifying Round Round One NP foul
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Australia Qualifying Round Round Two 14 65.76 65.76
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Australia Qualifying Round Round Three NP 61.50
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