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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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