Full name: Robert James "Bob" Grant
Born: April 26, 1934 in Shepparton, Victoria, Australia
Died: June 25, 2007
Affiliations: Old Scotch Collegians, Camberwell, Victoria (AUS)
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 â 65.76 (1956).
|1956 Summer||22||Melbourne||Athletics||Men's Javelin Throw||Australia||AUS||16 QR|
|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|