Robert Young (athlete)
|Olympic medal record|
|Competitor for the United States|
|Silver||1936 Berlin||4x400 m relay|
He competed for the United States in the 1936 Summer Olympics held in Berlin, Germany in the 4×400 metre relay where he won the silver medal with his teammates Harold Cagle, Edward O’Brien and Alfred Fitch. Young was the youngest member of the team. In the collegiate arena Young competed for UCLA.
He set a world record for the two-mile relay.
- Olympian ran with Owens, proudly insulted Hitler, obituary by Steven Mayer in The Bakersfield Californian, February 3, 2011
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