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Art McKinlay

Full name: Arthur Frank "Art" McKinlay
Gender: Male
Height: 6-1 (186 cm)
Weight: 174 lbs (79 kg)
Born: January 20, 1932 in Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: August 10, 2009 in Royal Oak, Michigan, United States
Affiliations: Detroit Boat Club, Detroit (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Related Olympians: Twin brother of John McKinlay.

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)


Art McKinlay and his brother, [John], became the second set of twin brothers to compete for the United States in the Olympics – after the White, [Edgar] and [Sumner], brothers in 1952 yachting. Together they had won three national titles for the Detroit BC, in the 1951 fours without, and the 1953 fours with and pairs with. Their 1956 Olympic Trials victory counted as another national championship and in 1957 they again won the U.S. title in the fours with. McKinlay served in the Marine Corps during the Korean War, earning the rank of sergeant. He attended Boston University for two years, later graduating from the Detroit Institute of Technology with an accounting degree, and he served as an accountant for National Reproductions Corp. in Detroit, until his retirement in 1997.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Rowing Men's Coxless Fours United States USA 2 Silver

Men's Coxless Fours

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Rowing United States USA Final Round 7:18.4
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Rowing United States USA Semi-Finals Heat Two 7:59.7
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Rowing United States USA Round One Heat Two 6:59.2
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