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Bob Perew

Full name: Robert Strahan "Bob" Perew
Gender: Male
Born: August 5, 1923 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: November 14, 1999 in Denton, Texas, United States
Affiliations: Yale Bulldogs, New Haven (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)


Bob Perew was a Yale student in 1948 when he had the bow seat in their four at the Olympic Games. The year 1948 was a difficult one for Perew because he had to suffer through the Elis losing to Harvard both in their match race and at the Eastern Sprints. After starting college Perew served in the US Navy during World War II, in the Pacific Theatre, as a communications officer on the submarine USS Thornback. He returned to Yale, graduating in 1949 with a degree in mechanical engineering. Perew later worked at General Electric, Electric Boat (a division of General Dynamics), and York International. He lived near Long Island Sound for over 40 years and remained a member of the Yale-Harvard Regatta Committee until his death.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 24 London Rowing Men's Coxless Fours United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's Coxless Fours

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1948 Summer 24 London Rowing United States USA Final Round 6:47.7
1948 Summer 24 London Rowing United States USA Semi-Finals Heat Three 7:42.2
1948 Summer 24 London Rowing United States USA Round One Heat Two 6:43.8
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