Bob Kiesel

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Bob Kiesel
Bob Kiesel 1932.jpg
Kiesel in 1932
Personal information
BornAugust 30, 1911
Sacramento, California, U.S.[1]
DiedAugust 6, 1993 (aged 81)
Boise, Idaho, U.S.
Height178 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight70 kg (154 lb)
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)Sprint
ClubCalifornia Golden Bears
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)100 m – 10.4 (1932)
200 m – 21.2 (1934)[2]

Robert Allan "Bob" Kiesel (August 30, 1911 – August 6, 1993) was an American sprinter who won a gold medal in 4 × 100 m relay at the 1932 Summer Olympics. He worked for a paint manufacturing company until 1941, then served in the U.S. Army, then spent 23 years in the family real estate and investment business in Utah, and finally settled on his farm in Idaho.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Bob Kiesel". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
  2. ^ Bob Kiesel. trackfield.brinkster.net