Frank Robert CHOW

United States of America USA

Shooting

  • Games participations
    1
  • First Olympic Games
    London 1948
  • Year of Birth
    1907
Olympic Results

Biography

Frank Robert CHOW

Bob Chow was a pioneer ham radio operator as a youth. He joined the Naval Reserve in the 1930 where he learned to shoot. Chow established multiple pistol shooting world records. He later coached pistol shooting to several future Olympians. He also worked as a movie extra and taught shooting to several well-known actors, including John Wayne and Roy Rogers. He also became a top musician, playing saxophone and banjo with American jazz groups in San Francisco. He and his wife owned and operated a gun shop in San Francisco until the 1960s. He personally collected rare and valuable guns.

Olympic Results

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Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

London 1948

#13
Rapid-Fire Pistol, 25 metres
Rapid-Fire Pistol, 25 metres Shooting