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Ian Turner

Full name: Ian Gordon Turner
Gender: Male
Born: May 11, 1925 in Oakland, California, United States
Died: October 11, 2010 in Oakland, California, United States
Affiliations: California Golden Bears, Berkeley (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Related Olympians: Brother of Dave Turner.

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Ian Turner sat behind his brother, [David], in the stroke seat at the 1948 Olympics. Ian Turner was a 1951 graduate of U Cal Berkeley. The 1948 Cal team had lost twice that year to the University of Washington but turned the tables at the US Olympic Trials. Turner enrolled at Cal after serving in the Army in World War II. In the summer before his senior year in college, he married Alice Johnson.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 23 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 23 London Rowing United States USA Final Round 5:56.7
1948 Summer 23 London Rowing United States USA Semi-Finals Heat One 6:36.5
1948 Summer 23 London Rowing United States USA Round One Heat Four 5:59.1
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