Bob Carlson

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameRobert Earl "Bob"•Carlson
Used nameBob•Carlson
Born11 April 1905 in San Francisco, California (USA)
Died14 April 1965 in Orange, California (USA)
AffiliationsLos Angeles YC, Los Angeles (USA)
NOC United States


Bob Carlson represented the Los Angeles Yacht Club at the 1932 Olympics. He lived at various times in San Francisco and Long Beach. Carlson frequently took cruises to Hawai’i and the Bahamas.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1932 Summer Olympics Sailing USA Bob Carlson
6 metres, Open (Olympic) Gallant 2 Silver