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Charlie McDonald

Full name: Charles Henry "Charlie" McDonald
Nickname(s): Chesty
Gender: Male
Height: 5-4 (163 cm)
Weight: 141 lbs (64 kg)
Born: September 25, 1932 in Malone, New York, United States
Died: March 15, 1984 in Albany, New York, United States
Affiliations: Saranac Lake Bobsled Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Bobsleigh

Biography

One of the smaller US bobsledders ever, at only 5-4 (163) and 140 lbs. (64 kg.), Charles McDonald was called “Chesty” because, in his own words, he was “all chest.” In addition to his Olympic appearance, he competed at the World Championships in 1965 and 1966. In 1968 he was the driver for the 2-man team that won the North American Championship.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Winter 31 Innsbruck Bobsleigh Men's Two United States-2 USA 7

Men's Two

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit
1964 Winter 31 Innsbruck Bobsleigh United States-2 USA Chuck Pandolph Final Standings
1964 Winter 31 Innsbruck Bobsleigh United States-2 USA Chuck Pandolph Run 1
1964 Winter 31 Innsbruck Bobsleigh United States-2 USA Chuck Pandolph Run 2
1964 Winter 31 Innsbruck Bobsleigh United States-2 USA Chuck Pandolph Run 3
1964 Winter 31 Innsbruck Bobsleigh United States-2 USA Chuck Pandolph Run 4
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