Robert Young (athlete)

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Olympic medal record
Men's athletics
Representing the  United States
Silver medal – second place 1936 Berlin 4x400 m relay

Robert Clark "Bob" Young (January 15, 1916 – February 3, 2011) 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. He was born and died in Bakersfield, California.[2]


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