Bob Clotworthy


Robert Lynn "Bob" Clotworthy (May 8, 1931 – June 1, 2018) was an American diver. He competed in the 3 m springboard at the 1952 and 1956 Olympics and won a bronze and a gold medal. He also won two medals at the 1955 Pan American Games.[2] In 1980 he was added into the International Swimming Hall of Fame.[3]

Bob Clotworthy
Bob Clotworthy 1952.jpg
Clotworthy at the 1952 Olympics
Personal information
Full nameRobert Lynn Clotworthy[1]
Born(1931-05-08)May 8, 1931
Newark, New Jersey, U.S.[1]
DiedJune 1, 2018(2018-06-01) (aged 87)
Salt Lake City, Utah
Height160 cm (5 ft 3 in)[1]
Weight60 kg (132 lb)[1]
ClubNew York Athletic Club[1]

Clotworthy died on June 1, 2018 in Salt Lake City, Utah at the age of 87.[4]


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  2. Clotworthy, Robert "Bob" Lynn. "Diving". Retrieved 2009-02-19.
  3. ROBERT CLOTWORTHY (USA). International Swimming Hall of Fame
  4. Olympic Diving Champion Bob Clotworthy Passes Away at 87

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