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Woody Pirie

Full name: Lockwood Masters "Woody" Pirie
Gender: Male
Born: April 25, 1904 in Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: May 4, 1965 in Miami, Florida, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Sailing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Woody Pirie was a member of the family that helped found Carson, Pirie & Scott, the large Chicago department store. He worked as an executive in the store and sailed with the Sheridan Shore YC and the Lake Michigan YC. Pirie’s main interest was ocean racing, but he also had considerable success in smaller boats. After taking the bronze medal at the 1948 Olympics with Owen Torrey as his crew, Pirie went to Portugal, where he won the World Star class title.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 44 London Sailing Mixed Two Person Keelboat Margaret USA 3 Bronze

Mixed Two Person Keelboat

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date PTS T
1948 Summer 44 London Sailing Margaret USA Owen Torrey Final Standings 1948-08-03 4,352
1948 Summer 44 London Sailing Margaret USA Owen Torrey Race One 1948-08-03 548 2-08:04
1948 Summer 44 London Sailing Margaret USA Owen Torrey Race Two 1948-08-04 293 2-02:17
1948 Summer 44 London Sailing Margaret USA Owen Torrey Race Three 1948-08-05 548 3-58:25
1948 Summer 44 London Sailing Margaret USA Owen Torrey Race Four 1948-08-06 770 2-27:32
1948 Summer 44 London Sailing Margaret USA Owen Torrey Race Five 1948-08-10 206 2-11:13
1948 Summer 44 London Sailing Margaret USA Owen Torrey Race Six 1948-08-11 1,247 1-52:48
1948 Summer 44 London Sailing Margaret USA Owen Torrey Race Seven 1948-08-12 946 1-52:23
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