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Dave Brown

Full name: David Preston "Dave" Brown
Gender: Male
Born: May 16, 1928 in Walnut Creek, California, United States
Died: August 14, 2004 in Talent, Oregon, United States
Affiliations: California Golden Bears, Berkeley (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


In 1947, Dave Brown was on the junior varsity boat for Cal which won the junior varsity race at the IRAs in Poughkeepsie. After losing the 1948 IRA varsity race to Washington, his boat came back to defeat the Huskies at the Olympic Trials and went on to win the Olympics quite easily. After earning an associate’s degree from Cal, Brown finished up at Stanford and then attended med school at Palo Alto. He later became a practicing physician, specializing in family and emergency medicine.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 20 London Rowing Men's Coxed Eights United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1948 Summer 20 London Rowing United States USA Final Round 5:56.7
1948 Summer 20 London Rowing United States USA Semi-Finals Heat One 6:36.5
1948 Summer 20 London Rowing United States USA Round One Heat Four 5:59.1
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