Full name: Robert Malcolm "Bob" McFarlane
Born: May 28, 1927 in London, Ontario, Canada
Died: February 27, 2006 in London, Ontario, Canada
Affiliations: Western Ontario Mustangs, London (CAN)
Related Olympians: Brother of Don McFarlane.
Bob McFarlane ran for Canada at the 1948 Olympics. In college at the [University of Western Ontario (London)], he was a star running back for the Mustangs from 1946-50. In 1978 he was named Western's Athlete of the Century. After college, McFarlane attended medical school at UWO and became a renowned plastic surgeon, specializing in hand surgery, and serving as chief of surgery at Victoria Hospital in London, Ontario.
Personal Best: 400 – 47.2y (1947).
|1948 Summer||21||London||Athletics||Men's 400 metres||Canada||CAN||6 h2 r3/4|
|1948 Summer||21||London||Athletics||Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay||Canada||CAN||3 h2 r1/2|
|1948 Summer||21||London||Athletics||Canada||Semi-Finals||Heat Two||6||51.7|
|1948 Summer||21||London||Athletics||Canada||Quarter-Finals||Heat Four||3||QU||48.4|
|1948 Summer||21||London||Athletics||Canada||Round One||Heat Twelve||2||QU||50.6|
|1948 Summer||21||London||Athletics||Canada||CAN||Round One||Heat Two||3||3:19.0|