Bruce Richard Robertson, swimmer (b at Vancouver 27 Apr 1953). A specialist in the butterfly stroke, Robertson established himself as a world-class swimmer at the 1972 Munich Olympics, where he won the silver medal in the 100 m butterfly and swam on the 3rd-place Canadian 4 x 100 m medley relay team. His greatest achievement was winning the 100 m butterfly race at the World Aquatic Games in Belgrade (1973) - the first world championship swimming performance by a Canadian in over 60 years. Robertson also swam on the 3rd place 4 x 100 m medley relay team there. At the 1974 Commonwealth Games in New Zealand he won 2 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze medals. In 1973 he was named male athlete of the year, and was honoured with the Order of Canada in 1978.
- MLA 8TH EDITION
- Schrodt, Barbara. "Bruce Richard Robertson". The Canadian Encyclopedia, 25 July 2014, Historica Canada. https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/bruce-richard-robertson. Accessed 22 January 2019.
- APA 6TH EDITION
- Schrodt, B., Bruce Richard Robertson (2014). In The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/bruce-richard-robertson
- CHICAGO 17TH EDITION
- Schrodt, Barbara, "Bruce Richard Robertson". In The Canadian Encyclopedia. Historica Canada. Article published March 19, 2008; last modified July 25, 2014. https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/bruce-richard-robertson
- TURABIAN 8TH EDITION
- Barbara Schrodt, The Canadian Encyclopedia, s.v. "Bruce Richard Robertson", last modified July 25, 2014, https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/bruce-richard-robertson
Bruce Richard Robertson
|Article by||Barbara Schrodt|
|Date Published||March 19, 2008|
|Last Edited||July 25, 2014|
Bruce Richard Robertson, swimmer (b at Vancouver 27 Apr 1953).