Robert Berland

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Robert Berland
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BornNovember 5, 1961 (1961-11-05) (age 57)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Robert "Bobby" Berland (born November 5, 1961 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American judoka who competed in the 1984 Summer Olympics and in the 1988 Summer Olympics.

Berland is Jewish.[1] In 1984 he won the silver in the under 86 kg (Middleweight) division. He was the first American and graduate of Mather High School to receive an Olympic silver medal in judo.

He also won a bronze medal in the 1983 World Judo Championships.

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  1. ^ Taylor, Paul (2004). Jews and the Olympic Games: The Clash Between Sport and Politics – With a Complete Review of Jewish Olympic Medalists. Sussex Academic Press. ISBN 9781903900888. Retrieved 2011-10-17.

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