Full name: David Preston "Dave" Brown
Born: May 16, 1928 in Walnut Creek, California, United States
Died: August 14, 2004 in Talent, Oregon, United States
Affiliations: California Golden Bears, Berkeley (USA)
Country: United States
Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)
In 1947, Dave Brown was on the junior varsity boat for Cal which won the junior varsity race at the IRAs in Poughkeepsie. After losing the 1948 IRA varsity race to Washington, his boat came back to defeat the Huskies at the Olympic Trials and went on to win the Olympics quite easily. After earning an associate’s degree from Cal, Brown finished up at Stanford and then attended med school at Palo Alto. He later became a practicing physician, specializing in family and emergency medicine.
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