Birthdate: June 2, 1936, in Dandenong, Australia

Education: Malvern Grammar (Australia)/University of Houston (1964)

Age Group: 70-74

Events: 200, 400, 800, 1500 Meters; 5K, 10K.

Career Highlights:

Represented Australia 1959.  Australia v’s New Zealand  800m 1:51.2

1960: National Championships, Perth WA. 1960  800m 1:50.1

1960:Victorian Champion (Australia) 800m 1:49.3

Ran for University of Houston (60-64) UH Record 800m- 1962 – 1:49.3

Masters Track & Field

1979: National Indoor Championships, Baton Rouge, La. 1st 1000yds, 2nd 300yds, 3rd 600yds.

1986: Texas Senior Games, Temple,TX. (50-54) 2nd-400m –61.2

1987: World Veterans Games, Melbourne, Australia. (50-54) 2nd 4x400m

1989: World Veterans Championships, Eugene, Or.(50-54) 3rd 4x400m

1990: GAC Age Championships (50-54) 1st – 400 -57.4, 1st 200m 26.02

1991: Hill Country Classic, Mason, TX (55-59) 1st 200m-25.79(meet record). 1st 400m-57.8(meet Record)

1991: National Masters Outdoor Championship, Naperville, IL.(50-59) 1st-4×400

1993: Senior Olympics, Houston, TX.(55-59) 1st-200m – 26.02, 2nd-400m-59.1

1993: Senior Olympics, San Antonio, TX. (55-59) 1st-800m – 2:34, 1st– 200m – 25.75,1st-400m-58.8

1996: Houston Senior Olympics, Houston, Texas (60-64) 1st-400m-65, 1st-200m-25.2.

1996: Texas Senior Games, Temple,TX. (60-64) 1st-200m-26.7

1997: Senior Olympics, Houston, TX. (60-64) 1st-400m-62.5, 2nd– 200m- 27.12nd-100m-13.5

1997: National Masters Outdoor Championship, San Jose, Ca. (60-64) 1st – 400m, 60.06

1998: Houston Senior Olympics, TX.(60-64) 1st – 200m – 27.6. 2nd-100m-13.8

2000: Texas Masters Championships, Dallas, TX. (60-64) 1st-800m, 2:32

2000: Senior Olympics, Houston, TX. (60-64) 2nd-200m-27.05, 2nd-400m-63..3, 2 t;sup>nd-800m-2:35.

2001: Houston Senior Olympics, Houston, Texas (55-54) 1st – 1500m  5:50, 2nd-400m-69.01.

2003: Masters Indoor Championships, Boston, MA (65-67) 3rd-400m-64.67, 3rd-800m-2:42.6

2003: National Masters Outdoor Championship, Eugene, OR. 2nd-400m-65.9, 2nd 4×100 –53.5.

2004: National Masters Outdoor Championship, Decatur, IL  1st-4×100 (60-69) 55.51

2005: Masters Indoor Championships, Boise, IO. (60-69) 2nd-4x400m 4:22

2005: Senior Olympics, Houston, TX. (60-65) 1st-100m-13.9, 1st-200m-29.02, 1st-800m-3:03

2006: Senior Olympics, Austin. (70-74) 1st-400m-66.3, 1st-200m-27.6.

2006: Brazos Valley Senior Games, TX. (70-74)1st-400-67.00, 1st-200-28.2, 1st –800m- 3:02.

2006: Natl. Mstrs Outdoor Championships,Charlotte,NC. (70-74)1st-400m-64.8,1st-200m-28.4,

1st-4x400m- 4:20.6

2007: Masters Indoor Championships, Boston, MA. 1st 4x400m 4:37.28 (World Record)

2007: National Senior Olympics, Louisville, KY. 1st-4×400. 3rd-400-67.2, 3rd-200- 27.1.

2007: World Masters Championships, Riccione, It. 2nd-4×400-4:38.3, 2nd 4×100-54.45.

2008: Senior Olympics, Houston, TX. (70-74) 1st-200m –30.08. 3rd-100m-14.02

2009:Masters World Championships. Lahti, Finland.  Finalist 400m, 2nd – 4x400m, 3rd – 4x100m

2009: Master’s World Championships, Sydney Australia. (70-74) 1st – 200m – 29.2, 3rd-400m- 68.3

 

Masters X-Country/Road Races

1989: Houston Marathon (50-54) 2nd 3:06.2

2003: National X-Country Championships, Houston,TX (65-69) 6k, 3rd.

2003: Sprint for Life (65-69) 1st, 22:10.00

2009: Sprint for Life 5k (70+) 1st, 26.20

and many others 5k&10K’s, even a 10miler.


Recent Performances

2010: Masters Regional Championships, Baton Rouge, La. 1st-400-73.1, 1st-200m -32.2

2010: Masters National Indoor Championships, Boston Ma. (70-74) 3rd 400- 69.77, 3rd-200m – 30.00.

 

The Latest: Bob is training for the National Outdoor Championships in Sacramento.