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Joe McVein

Full name: Joseph Dean "Joe" McVein
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 174 lbs (79 kg)
Born: December 7, 1956 in Sumter, South Carolina, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Handball

Biography

An all-country football and basketball player in high school, Joe McVein attended Cal State Hayward where he learned handball (team), as the school had a club team. McVein competed for the US at the 1984 and 1988 Olympics in handball. In 1984 McVein got to the Olympic Village and received a surprise the day before the games started when he did not feel well, and the team doctor diagnosed him with previously unrecognized diabetes. He had to compete at Los Angeles despite starting to take insulin shots. McVein later moved to Washington State and attended physical therapy school. He works in the Seattle area, for Evergreen Home Health.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 27 Los Angeles Handball Men's Handball United States USA 9
1988 Summer 31 Seoul Handball Men's Handball United States USA 12

Men's Handball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G W S E DQ
1984 Summer 27 Los Angeles Handball United States USA Group B Match #3 2 1984-07-31 FRG 21, USA 19 1 0 1 0 0
1984 Summer 27 Los Angeles Handball United States USA Group B Match #6 2 1984-08-02 SWE 21, USA 18 1 0 0 0 0
1984 Summer 27 Los Angeles Handball United States USA Group B Match #9 2 1984-08-04 DEN 19, USA 16 1 0 1 0 0
1984 Summer 27 Los Angeles Handball United States USA Group B Match #12 2 1984-08-06 ESP 17, USA 16 0 0 0 0 0
1984 Summer 27 Los Angeles Handball United States USA Group B Match #15 1T 1984-08-08 USA 22, KOR 22 0 0 1 0 0
1988 Summer 31 Seoul Handball United States USA Group A Match #4 2 1988-09-22 YUG 31, USA 23 1
1988 Summer 31 Seoul Handball United States USA Group A Match #9 2 1988-09-24 URS 26, USA 14 0
1988 Summer 31 Seoul Handball United States USA Group A Match #11 2 1988-09-26 SWE 26, USA 12 0
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