Robert Moch

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Olympic medal record
Men's rowing
Representing the  United States
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1936 Berlin Eight

Robert Gaston "Bob" Moch (June 20, 1914 – January 18, 2005) was an American rower who competed in the 1936 Summer Olympics.[1] He was born and raised in Montesano, Washington.

In the 1936 Olympics he won the gold medal as coxswain of the American boat in the eights competition.[2]

His role as a coxswain for the University of Washington and Olympic crew is explored in the 2013 non-fiction book by author Daniel James Brown, The Boys in the Boat.


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