Robert Clark "Bob" Young (January 15, 1916 – February 3, 2011) was an American athlete who competed mainly in the 400 metres. 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. Young was the youngest member of the team. In the collegiate arena Young competed for UCLA. He was born and died in Bakersfield, California.