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William Carl Buchan

Full name: William Carl Buchan
Gender: Male
Height: 6-4.5 (195 cm)
Weight: 196 lbs (89 kg)
Born: December 23, 1956 in Seattle, Washington, United States
Affiliations: Seattle Yacht Club, Seattle (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Sailing

Related Olympians: Son of William Earl Buchan.

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

William Carl Buchan learned sailing from his father, [William Earl Buchan], who was a gold medalist in the Star class at the 1984 Olympics and won 11 medals at the Star Worlds. William Carl won a silver medal at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics in Flying Dutchman, partnered by [Jonathan McKee]. Together they won the 1983 World Championship, the 1984 Can-Am Championship, and the Hyers Pre-Olympic race. Buchan was the 1977 collegiate sailor of the year while at the University of Washington and was 1975 World Youth Champion. He sailed with the Seattle Yacht Club and the Corinthian Yacht Club. During the 1980s he worked as a construction carpenter.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 27 Los Angeles Sailing Mixed Two Person Heavyweight Dinghy United States USA 1 Gold

Mixed Two Person Heavyweight Dinghy

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date NP TP PTS T
1984 Summer 27 Los Angeles Sailing United States USA Jonathan McKee Final Standings 1984-07-31 19.7 31.4
1984 Summer 27 Los Angeles Sailing United States USA Jonathan McKee Race One 1984-07-31 3.0 3-37:00
1984 Summer 27 Los Angeles Sailing United States USA Jonathan McKee Race Two 1984-08-01 .0 2-27:35
1984 Summer 27 Los Angeles Sailing United States USA Jonathan McKee Race Three 1984-08-02 3.0 2-22:46
1984 Summer 27 Los Angeles Sailing United States USA Jonathan McKee Race Four 1984-08-03 5.7 2-22:27
1984 Summer 27 Los Angeles Sailing United States USA Jonathan McKee Race Five 1984-08-06 .0 2-19:09
1984 Summer 27 Los Angeles Sailing United States USA Jonathan McKee Race Six 1984-08-07 8.0
1984 Summer 27 Los Angeles Sailing United States USA Jonathan McKee Race Seven 1984-08-08 11.7
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