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John Beedell

Full name: John Leslie Beedell
Gender: Male
Height: 5-9.5 (177 cm)
Weight: 159 lbs (72 kg)
Born: February 2, 1933 in Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
Died: December 18, 2014 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Country: CAN Canada
Sport: Canoeing

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Biography

John Beedell competed in canoeing for Canada at the 1958 World Championships in Praha and at the 1960 Roma Olympics. He stayed active all his life, competing in ski marathons and running marathons. Beedell was an educator who taught at Ashbury College in Ottawa. He was known for promoting outdoors education and was a longtime director of the Ontario Camp Leadership Centre. Beedell died shortly after being hit by a school bus and being pinned under it.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 27 Roma Canoeing Men's Canadian Doubles, 1,000 metres Canada CAN 4 h1r2/3

Men's Canadian Doubles, 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date T
1960 Summer 27 Roma Canoeing Canada CAN Joseph Derochie Repêchage 1960-08-27 5:02.14
1960 Summer 27 Roma Canoeing Canada CAN Joseph Derochie Round One Heat Two 1960-08-26 4:47.82
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