Robert Hooper

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameRobert John•Hooper
Used nameRobert•Hooper
Born11 September 1917 in Vancouver, British Columbia (CAN)
Died2 September 2001 in Phoenix, Arizona (USA)
Affiliations?, Vancouver (CAN)
NOC Canada

Biography

Robert Hooper had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1934 British Empire Games 4×200 yards Freestyle Relay (with George Larson, Robert Pirie, and the non-Olympian George Burleigh), 2nd in the 1938 British Empire Games 4×220 yards Freestyle Relay (with Robert Pirie and the non-Olympians George Burleigh and Gordon Devlin). Hooper also finished fifth in the 1934 British Empire Games 1500 yards Freestyle, seventh in the 1938 British Empire Games 1650 yards Freestyle, and competed in the 1938 British Empire Games 440 yards Freestyle.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1936 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) CAN Robert Hooper
400 metres Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 6 h1 r1/3
1,500 metres Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 4 h2 r1/3
4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men (Olympic) Canada 7

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