At the Olympic Games in Paris in 1924 , he was Olympic champion over 200 m chest . His winning time was 2: 56.6 minutes. Skelton swam for the same swimmer club (Illinois AC) as the famous swimmer Johnny Weissmüller . In 1988 he was inducted into the international swimming pool 's hall of fame .
- Robert Skelton in the International Swimming Hall of Fame (English)
- Robert Skelton in the Sports-Reference database (English; archived from the original )
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||American swimmer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||June 25, 1903|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Wilmette (Illinois)|
|DATE OF DEATH||June 25, 1977|
|Place of death||Houston|