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Brian McMahon

Full name: Robert Brian McMahon
Gender: Male
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
Weight: 121 lbs (55 kg)
Born: July 24, 1961 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Affiliations: Ridley Graduate Boat Club, Saint Catharines (CAN)
Country: CAN Canada
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Brian McMahon first represented Canada as a member of its national rowing team at the 1983 World Championships, where he placed eighth in the coxed eights events alongside Stephen Beatty, Dean Crawford, Grant Main, Kevin Neufeld, Jim Relle, Pat Turner, Tim Turner, and the non-Olympian Rob Gibson. With the loss of Beatty, Gibson, Relle, and Tim Turner, and the addition of Mark Evans, Mike Evans, Blair Horn, and Paul Steele, the crew was more successful at the 1984 Summer Olympics, where they captured the gold medal by finishing just over 0.4 seconds ahead of the Americans. He remained with the eights over the next three editions of the World Championships, finishing tenth, ninth, and fifth, and attempted to defend his nation’s crown at the 1988 Summer Olympics. The team, consisting of Main, McMahon, Neufeld, Steele, Andy Crosby, Jason Dorland, Jamie Schaffer, Don Telfer, and John Wallace, placed sixth and McMahon retired shortly after the Games.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 23 Los Angeles Rowing Men's Coxed Eights Canada CAN 1 Gold
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Rowing Men's Coxed Eights Canada CAN 6

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1984 Summer 23 Los Angeles Rowing Canada CAN Final 5:41.32
1984 Summer 23 Los Angeles Rowing Canada CAN Round One Heat One 5:50.44
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Rowing Canada CAN Final 5:54.26
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Rowing Canada CAN Round One Repêchage Heat One 5:37.06
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Rowing Canada CAN Round One Heat One 5:36.81