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Oliver MacDonald

Full name: Joseph Oliver MacDonald
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: February 20, 1904 in Paterson, New Jersey, United States
Died: April 14, 1973 in Flemington, New Jersey, United States
Affiliations: Penn Quakers, Philadelphia (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


Oliver MacDonald, a freshman at Penn, finished fourth at the 1924 Olympic Trials and was selected as a member of the 4 x 400m relay team for the Paris Olympics. He ran the third leg as the U.S. posted a world record of 3:16.0 in the final. MacDonald earned a D.D.S. degree from Penn in 1927 and returned to his native Paterson to practice dentistry In 1959, he closed his practice, moved to Flemington, New Jersey and started a real estate brokerage business.

Personal Best: 400 - 48.5e (1924).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 20 Paris Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay United States USA 1 Gold WR

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ST
1924 Summer 20 Paris Athletics United States USA Final 1 WR 3:16.0 48,5
1924 Summer 20 Paris Athletics United States USA Round One Heat Three 1 QU 3:27.0
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