Bob Baetens

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Bob Baetens
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Bob Baetens in 2016.
Personal information
Birth nameRobert Frédérik Louis Baetens
Born(1930-10-28)28 October 1930
Antwerp
Died19 October 2016(2016-10-19) (aged 85)[1]
Sport
SportRowing
Medal record
Men's rowing
Representing  Belgium
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1952 Helsinki Coxless pair
European Rowing Championships
Gold medal – first place 1951 Mâcon Coxless pair
Silver medal – second place 1953 Copenhagen Coxless pair
Silver medal – second place 1955 Ghent Coxless pair
Bronze medal – third place 1956 Bled Coxless pair

Robert Frédérik Louis Baetens (28 October 1930 – 19 October 2016) was a Belgian rower who competed in the 1952 Summer Olympics and in the 1956 Summer Olympics. He was born in Antwerp. In 1952 he won the silver medal with his partner Michel Knuysen in the coxless pairs event. Four years later he was eliminated with his partner Michel Knuysen in the repechage of the coxless pair competition.

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