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Bob Kelley

Full name: Robert Matthew "Bob" Kelley
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: July 17, 1897 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: May 24, 1965 in Napa County, California, United States
Affiliations: Olympic Club, San Francisco (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Competing for the Olympic Club (San Francisco), Bob Kelley won the AAU triple jump in 1929 and 1931. He was second at the AAU in 1921 and third in 1928. The 1928 AAU Meet doubled as the Olympic Trials so his third-place finish qualified him for the Olympic Team. Kelley had a long career for that era, ranking in the US top 20 in the triple jump seven times between 1921-31.

Personal Best: TJ – 14.97 (49-1½) (1929).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 30 Amsterdam Athletics Men's Triple Jump United States USA 20 QR

Men's Triple Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1928 Summer 30 Amsterdam Athletics United States Qualifying Round 20 13.64
1928 Summer 30 Amsterdam Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 10 13.64
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