Robert Bruce Mathias

Robert Bruce Mathias
United States athlete who won Olympic gold medals in the decathlon (born in 1930)
Syn: ↑Mathias, ↑Bob Mathias
Instance Hypernyms: ↑athlete, ↑jock

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  • Mathias, Bob — in full Robert Bruce Mathias born Nov. 17, 1930, Tulare, Calif., U.S. U.S. decathlete. He suffered from anemia as a child and turned to athletics to gain strength. In 1948, at age 17, he won a gold medal in the Olympic decathlon, becoming the… …   Universalium

  • Robert Mathias — Bob Mathias Bob Mathias (de son vrai nom Robert Bruce Mathias) est né le 17 novembre 1930 et décédé le 2 septembre 2006. Diplômé de l université de Stanford, il aurait pu faire carrière dans le football américain mais préféra se consacrer à l… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Bruce — /broohs/, n. 1. Blanche Kelso, 1841 98, U.S. politician: first black to serve a full term as U.S. senator 1875 81. 2. Sir David, 1855 1931, Australian physician. 3. Lenny (Leonard Schneider), 1926 66, U.S. comedian. 4. Robert. See Robert I (def.… …   Universalium

  • Mathias — /meuh thuy euhs/, n. Robert Bruce (Bob), born 1930, U.S. track and field athlete. * * * (as used in expressions) Mathias Bob Robert Bruce Mathias Schleiden Mathias Jacob * * * …   Universalium

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  • Bruce — (Brus) ► Familia normanda que tomó su nombre del castillo de Bruis, situado en el Cotentin. El fundador de la rama escocesa fue Roberto III (1138 89). El último, David (1324 71), fue destronado por Eduardo Belliol en 1332. * * * (as used in… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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  • Mathias — (as used in expressions) Mathias, Bob Robert Bruce Mathias Schleiden, Mathias Jacob …   Enciclopedia Universal

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