Robert Detweiler

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Robert Detweiler
Medal record
Men's rowing
Representing the  United States
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1952 Helsinki Men's eight

Robert Detweiler (20 July 1930 – 8 December 2003) was an American competition rower and Olympic champion, naval officer, and scientist of solid state physics. He won a gold medal in coxed eights at the 1952 Summer Olympics, as a member of the American team.[1]

After the Olympics, Detweiler became a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.[2]


  1. ^ Profile: Bob Detweiler (Retrieved on 10 December 2008)
  2. ^ Deseret News Church Almanac, 2009 edition, p. 326

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