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Steve Macknowski

Full name: Stephen Albert "Steve" Macknowski
Gender: Male
Born: February 16, 1922 in Yonkers, New York, United States
Affiliations: Yonkers PRC, Glenwood, New York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Canoeing

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

In addition to the two Olympic medals, Steve Macknowski won four national championships – one in C-2 in 1948 with Steve Lysak, and three C-4 titles in 1946-48. Macknowski attended Columbia University. He went on to become an insurance agent and did so well that he eventually was able to open his own agency. He continued in his old sport most of his life as his hobbies were canoe camping and rafting dangerous rivers.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 26 London Canoeing Men's Canadian Doubles, 1,000 metres United States USA 2 Silver
1948 Summer 26 London Canoeing Men's Canadian Doubles, 10,000 metres United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Canadian Doubles, 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date T
1948 Summer 26 London Canoeing United States USA Steve Lysak Final Standings 1948-08-12 5:08.2

Men's Canadian Doubles, 10,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date T
1948 Summer 26 London Canoeing United States USA Steve Lysak Final Standings 1948-08-11 55:55.4
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