Robert Young (athlete)

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Olympic medal record
Men's athletics
Competitor for the  United States
Silver 1936 Berlin 4x400 m relay

Robert Young (Robert Clark "Bob" Young; January 15, 1916 in Bakersfield, California – February 3, 2011 in Bakersfield, California) was an American athlete who competed mainly in the 400 metres.[1]

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.[1] Young was the youngest member of the team.[2] In the collegiate arena Young competed for UCLA.[2]

1936 Olympics[edit]

He set a world record for the two-mile relay.

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