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John Marshall

Full name: John Knox Marshall
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 196 lbs (89 kg)
Born: April 9, 1942 in Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile
Affiliations: Indian Harbor Yacht Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Sailing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

John Marshall graduated from Harvard in 1963. He won the North American 505 championship in 1969 but three years were to pass before his Olympic success. At the 1972 Olympics he crewed with Charles Horter on the boat skippered by Don Cohan. Marshall has also been very active in America’s Cup sailing. In 1974 he sailed as a crew member on the Intrepid during the trials, although she was not chosen to defend. In 1977, Marshall crewed for Lowell North on the Enterprise although again the boat failed to be picked as the defender In 1980, Marshall was a part of the successful crew aboard Freedom. Marshall was in charge of the sail inventory and the trimming of the mainsail that year. As president of Lowell North’s company North Sails, it was a job for which he was well suited.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 30 München Sailing Mixed Three Person Keelboat United States USA 3 Bronze

Mixed Three Person Keelboat

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Date NP TP PTS T
1972 Summer 30 München Sailing United States USA Final Standings 1972-08-29 47.7 65.7
1972 Summer 30 München Sailing United States USA Race One 1972-08-29 8.0 3-33:49
1972 Summer 30 München Sailing United States USA Race Two 1972-08-30 18.0
1972 Summer 30 München Sailing United States USA Race Three 1972-08-31 10.0 2-34:33
1972 Summer 30 München Sailing United States USA Race Four 1972-09-01 11.7 2-10:00
1972 Summer 30 München Sailing United States USA Race Five 1972-09-04 .0 2-20:44
1972 Summer 30 München Sailing United States USA Race Six 1972-09-08 18.0 2-40:31
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