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Bob Moch

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameRobert Gaston "Bob"•Moch
Used nameBob•Moch
Born20 June 1914 in Montesano, Washington (USA)
Died18 January 2005 in Issaquah, Washington (USA)
AffiliationsWashington Huskies, Seattle (USA)
NOC(s) United States


Graduating in the Olympic year of 1936, Bob Moch coxed the University of Washington eight to the Olympic gold medal at Berlin. Moch was also calling cadence when the Huskies won the IRA Regatta that same year. After college he went to Harvard Law School and later practiced as an attorney. He also coached crew briefly from 1936 to 1939 as an assistant at Washington and as the head coach at MIT from 1939 until 1944.


Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1936 Summer Olympics Rowing Coxed Eights, Men Olympic United States 1 Gold Representing United States    

Olympic Records

Records may have been broken subsequently during the same competition.
Games Date Sport Event Phase Mark Pos
1936 Summer Olympics 12 August 1936 Rowing Coxed Eights, Men Round One, Heat One 6:00.8 1