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John Marvin

Full name: John Marvin
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: October 17, 1927 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Died: June 22, 1980 in Seaford, Delaware, United States
Affiliations: Eastern Yacht Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Sailing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

While attending MIT John Marvin was the national intercollegiate champion in 1946. At the U.S. Olympic Trials 10 years later, he tied with George O’Day in the Finn class, but under a tie-breaking rule involving superior secondary placings, Marvin was declared the winner and gained the place on the Olympic team.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Sailing Mixed One Person Dinghy United States USA 3 Bronze

Mixed One Person Dinghy

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS T
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Sailing United States Final Standings 3 5,953
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Sailing United States Race One 2 1,101 3-29:45
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Sailing United States Race Two 2 1,101 3-38:44
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Sailing United States Race Three 8 499 3-49:56
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Sailing United States Race Four 3 925 3-17:07
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Sailing United States Race Five 3 925 3-32:05
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Sailing United States Race Six 2 1,101 3-26:43
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Sailing United States Race Seven 4 800 3-22:35
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