Bob Murphy
Personal information
Birth nameRobert Kevin Murphy
NationalityNew Zealand
Born (1950-03-02) 2 March 1950 (age 72)[1]
Auckland, New Zealand
Height183 cm (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Weight87 kg (192 lb)[1]

Robert Kevin Murphy (born 2 March 1950) is a New Zealand rower.

Murphy was born in 1950 in Auckland, New Zealand.[1][2] He represented New Zealand at the 1976 Summer Olympics in the coxless four in a team with David Lindstrom, Grant McAuley, and Des Lock, narrowly beaten by the team from the Soviet Union to fourth place.[3] He is listed as New Zealand Olympian athlete number 361 by the New Zealand Olympic Committee.[4] He is a member of the Whakatane Rowing Club and was the club's captain for the 1985–86 rowing season.[5]


  1. ^ a b c d "Robert K. Murphy". International Rowing Federation. Retrieved 18 September 2016.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Bob Murphy". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 18 September 2016.
  3. ^ "(M4-) Men's Four – Final". International Rowing Federation. Retrieved 21 September 2016.
  4. ^ "Bob Murphy". New Zealand Olympic Committee. Archived from the original on 23 September 2018. Retrieved 18 September 2016.
  5. ^ "Club History". Whakatane Rowing Club. Archived from the original on 12 October 2016. Retrieved 19 September 2016.