Full name: Joseph Oliver MacDonald
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: February 20, 1904 in Paterson, New Jersey, United States
Died: April 14, 1973 in Flemington, New Jersey, United States
Affiliations: Penn Quakers, Philadelphia (USA)
Country: United States
Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)
Oliver MacDonald, a freshman at Penn, finished fourth at the 1924 Olympic Trials and was selected as a member of the 4 x 400m relay team for the Paris Olympics. He ran the third leg as the U.S. posted a world record of 3:16.0 in the final. MacDonald earned a D.D.S. degree from Penn in 1927 and returned to his native Paterson to practice dentistry In 1959, he closed his practice, moved to Flemington, New Jersey and started a real estate brokerage business.
Personal Best: 400 - 48.5e (1924).
|1924 Summer||20||Paris||Athletics||Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay||United States||USA||1||Gold||WR|
|1924 Summer||20||Paris||Athletics||United States||USA||Final||1||WR||3:16.0||48,5|
|1924 Summer||20||Paris||Athletics||United States||USA||Round One||Heat Three||1||QU||3:27.0|