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Mike Mooney

Full name: Michael Macdonald "Mike" Mooney
Gender: Male
Born: May 14, 1930 in New York, New York, United States
Died: November 18, 1985 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Affiliations: Seawanhaka Corinthian YC, Oyster Bay (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Sailing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Mike Mooney was from Oyster Bay New York, and raced out of the Seawanhaka Corinthian YC. He served as a crew member to skipper Herman Whiton on the boat Llanoria at the 1948 Olympics. He became much better known as an author, writing five novels, including The Hindenburg in 1972, which became a popular movie starring George C. Scott and Anne Bancroft. Mooney graduated from Princeton University and also served in the US Army. In addition to his own writing, he served for a time as editor of Harper's Magazine.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 18 London Sailing Mixed 6 metres Llanoria USA 1 Gold

Mixed 6 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Date PTS T
1948 Summer 18 London Sailing Llanoria USA Final Standings 1948-08-03 5,472
1948 Summer 18 London Sailing Llanoria USA Race One 1948-08-03 540 2-50:40
1948 Summer 18 London Sailing Llanoria USA Race Two 1948-08-04 1,142 2-35:51
1948 Summer 18 London Sailing Llanoria USA Race Three 1948-08-05 1,142 2-10:50
1948 Summer 18 London Sailing Llanoria USA Race Four 1948-08-06 665 2-23:42
1948 Summer 18 London Sailing Llanoria USA Race Five 1948-08-10 239 2-05:33
1948 Summer 18 London Sailing Llanoria USA Race Six 1948-08-11 1,142 2-55:06
1948 Summer 18 London Sailing Llanoria USA Race Seven 1948-08-12 841 2-26:20
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