Full name: Stephen John "Steve" Lysak
Born: August 7, 1912 in Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: July 30, 2002 in Yonkers, New York, United States
Affiliations: Yonkers PRC, Glenwood, New York (USA)
Country: United States
Related Olympians: Brother of John Lysak.
Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver (2 Total)
Steve Lysak had a very long and varied career as a canoeist. His greatest success came in team events, either pairs or fours. He had many partners, but it was with [Steve Macknowski] that he reached his highest achievements. Together they won the U.S. title in 1948 in Canadian pairs as well as taking a gold and silver medal at the London Olympics of that year. Lysak and Macknowski also were on three national championship Canadian fours teams. Lysak also managed one national title at C-1. Lysak was from the New York area and represented the Yonkers Canoe Club all his career. He designed and built the canoe that he and Macknowski used in the Olympics.
|1948 Summer||35||London||Canoeing||Men's Canadian Doubles, 1,000 metres||United States||USA||2||Silver|
|1948 Summer||35||London||Canoeing||Men's Canadian Doubles, 10,000 metres||United States||USA||1||Gold|
|1948 Summer||35||London||Canoeing||United States||USA||Steve Macknowski||Final Standings||1948-08-12|
|1948 Summer||35||London||Canoeing||United States||USA||Steve Macknowski||Final Standings||1948-08-11|