Blum, Bob : Jews In Sports @ Virtual Museum

Blum, Bob

Robert Blum


Country Represented:
United States

Years Competed:
1960, 1964

Olympic Info:
Blum was a member of two U.S. Olympic sabre teams in the 1960s. At the 1960 Rome Olympics, the U.S. placed fourth in the team sabre competion. Four years later at the 1964 Tokyo Games, the U.S. finished in seventh place in the same competition.

Career Highlights:
Blum, who attended Columbia University, was a member of the U.S. sabre team that won the gold medal at the 1959 Pan American Games.

Birth and Death Dates:
b. Nov. 24, 1928

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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encyclopedia of JEWS in sports, by Bernard Postal, Jesse Silver, and Roy Silver (New York: Bloch Publishing Co., 1965)
New York Times, August 27-September 9, 1960