|Name:||Bob Beamon, Robert Beamon|
|Born:||August 29, 1946 in South Jamaica, New York, United States|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (191 cm)|
|Spouse:||Milana Walter Beamon|
|Children:||Deanna Beamon, Tameka Beamon|
|Parents:||Naomi Brown Beamon|
|Profession:||American former track and field athlete, athletics|
Bob Beamon is an American former track and field athlete, best known for his world record in the long jump at the Mexico City Olympics in 1968. By jumping 8.90 m, he broke the existing record by a margin of 55 cm and his world record stood for almost 23 years until it was broken in 1991 by Mike Powell.