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Full name  Robert Raymond Sohl
Strokes  Breaststroke
Nickname(s)  "Bob"
Name  Bob Sohl

National team  United States
Role  Olympic athlete
Sport  Swimming
Education  University of Michigan
Bob Sohl
Born  March 28, 1928 (1928-03-28) York, Pennsylvania
Died  April 8, 2001, Highland Beach, Florida, United States
College team  Michigan Wolverines swimming and diving
Olympic medals  Swimming at the 1948 Summer Olympics – Men's 200 metre breaststroke

Robert Raymond Sohl (March 28, 1928 – April 8, 2001) was an American competition swimmer and Olympic medalist.

Sohl represented the United States at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, where he received a bronze medal for his third-place performance in the men's 200-meter breaststroke, finishing behind fellow Americans Joe Verdeur and Keith Carter, and completing an American sweep of the event. Verdeur, Carter and Sohl had finished in the same order at the 1948 U.S. Olympic Trials.

Sohl attended the University of Michigan, where he swam for the Michigan Wolverines swimming and diving team in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) competition from 1947 to 1949.

He died in Highland Beach, Florida in 2001, at the age of 73.


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