Robert Hewitt

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameRobert Donald•Hewitt
Used nameRobert•Hewitt
Born27 July 1906 in Traverse City, Michigan (USA)
Died18 January 1978 in Houghton Lake, Michigan (USA)
AffiliationsMichigan Wolverines, Ann Arbor (USA)
NOC United States


Robert Hewitt wrestled bantamweight freestyle at the 1920 Antwerpen Olympics, finishing fifth. He competed for the University of Michigan. Hewitt was a two-time runner-up at the NCAA Championships, was twice Big 10 Champion, and was AAU Champion from 1928-30. Hewitt served in the US Army from 1942-45.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1928 Summer Olympics Wrestling USA Robert Hewitt
Bantamweight, Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 5