Great Olympians

Biographies - MCG


Desmond "Des" McGann

B. 1945-07-21, from Dublin, represented Ireland
Athletics - Track & Field
1972 HP
Men's Marathon 42nd -4.60
0.00006


Ethel McGary

B. 1907-10-21, New York, NY, USA; D. 1975-05-05
Aquatics - Swimming
1928 HP
Women's 400 m Freestyle SF:4th 328
328


R. McGaw

Olympic Competitor nr 3669


Richard Michael "Rich" McGeagh

B. 1944-03-11, Los Angeles, Cal., USA; D. 2021-09-09
Aquatics - Swimming (1 gold)
1964 HP
Men's 4x100 metres Medley Relay (gold) 64
64


Bradley McGee

B. 1976-02-24, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Cycking - Track (1 gold, 1 silver, 3 bronze)
1996 2000 2004 2008 HP
Individual Pursuit bronze bronze silver 9th 11088
Team Pursuit bronze QF gold (fourth) 9438.125
20526.125


Jimmy McGee

from Athlone, Ireland
Basketball
1948 HP
Men's Team 23rd 0.128
0.128


Patrick Lucey "Pat" McGeer

B. 1927-06-29, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Basketball
1948 HP
Men's Team 9th 80
80


David McGill

B. 1901-10-25, Victoria, Man., Canada
Athletics
1924 HP
Men's 5000 m R1:7th 1.08
1.08


Knowles Edgar McGill

B. 1942-02-21, Toronto, Ont., Canada
Biathlon
1968 HP
4 x 7.5 km Relay dnf 4
4

The first runner in the relay (George Ede) did not finish his course, which makes this athlete one of those rare true Olympians who nevertheless never actually competed in an Olympic event. (see a list here)


Linda Carol McGill

B. 1945-12-17, represented Australia
Aquatics - Swimming
1964 HP
Women's 200 metres Breaststroke R1:20th 1.25
Women's 100 metres Butterfly R1:22nd 0.5
Women's 400 metres Individual Medley fifth 1500
Women's 4x100 metres Medley Relay R1:9th 40
1541.75


David Lachlan McGillivray

B. 1949-09-30, Sarnia, Ont., Canada
Figure Skating
1968 HP
Men's Singles 16th 9.6
9.6


Perry McGillivray

B. 1893-08-05, Chicago, Ill., USA
Aquatics - Swimming & Aquatics - Water Polo (1 gold, 1 silver)
1912 1920 HP
100 m Freestyle SF:3rd 400
100 m Backstroke fourth 2400
4x200 m Free-style Relay silver gold 3250
Water Polo sixth 800
6850

Olympic Competitor nr 5624


Charles McGinnis

B. 1906-10-04, Kansas City, MO, USA; D. 1995-04-29
Athletics - Track & Field (1 bronze)
1928 HP
Men's High Jump 7th 600
Men's Pole Vault bronze 3840
4440


Richard Anthony "Dick" McGlynn

B. 1948-06-19, Medford, Mass., USA
Ice Hockey (1 silver)
1972 HP
Men's Team silver 2000
2000


Edward Finn "Ted" McGlynn

B. 1931-08-27, Parkes, NSW, Australia; D. 2012-04-24
Athletics - Track & Field
1956 HP
Men's 4x100m Relay SF:4th 82
82


John "Johnny" McGonigle

B. 1944-09-14, Motherwell, Scotland, Great Britain
Boxing
1968 HP
Men's Flyweight (-51 kg) R1 1.786
1.786


John McGough

Olympic Competitor nr 2919

Although born (and died) in Ireland, he lived in Scotland from his youth and was a postman in Glasgow - so I count him as British


David McGowan

Olympic Competitor nr 2275


Mickey McGowan

B. 1900-06-19, Montr&eacte;al, Québ., Canada; D. 1977-12-29
Boxing
1924 HP
Men's Featherweight (-57.2 kg) R1 1.991
1.991


George McGrath

B. 1885-09-19, London, England, Great Britain; D. 1956-08-06
Hockey (1 gold)
1920 HP
Men's Team gold 3200
3200


Kevin Robert McGrath

B. 1946-03-16, from NSW, represented Australia
Freestyle Wrestling
1964 HP
Men's Bantamweight (-57 kg) 18th 3.84
3.84


Matthew John McGrath

B.1878-12-18, Ireland; D.1941-01-29 - USA National
Track and Field , Tug-of-War (1 gold, 2 silver)
1908 1912 1920 1924 bonus HP
Hammer Throw silver gold fifth silver 5400 27000
4500 9600 1500 6000 5400 27000
Tug of War fifth 375
27375

One of three Irishmen who emigrated to the USA in search of Hammer glory (together with John Flanagan and 1920 gold medal winner Pat Ryan). He managed silver medals with a 16 year interval ! At 45, he was the oldest medal winner in any Athletics contest.
In Stockholm, the shortest of his six throws was 4 meters longer than the throw that won second place.

Olympic Competitor nr 3517


Gerard Michael "Mick" McGrath

B. 1947-11-28, from Sydney, represented Australia
Athletics - Track & Field
1972 HP
Men's Triple Jump QU:20th 1.5
1.5


Robert Bilsland "Bobby" McGregor

B. 1944-04-03, Falkirk, Scotland, Great Britain
Aquatics - Swimming (1 silver)
1964 1968 HP
Men's 100 metres Freestyle silver fourth 5600
Men's 4x100 metres Freestyle Relay 7th fourth 500
Men's 4x200 metres Freestyle Relay R1:7th R1:4th 31.4
Men's 4x100 metres Medley Relay 8th R1:3rd 104
6235.4


David McGregor

B. 1909-02-07, represented Great Britain
Aquatics - Water Polo
1936 HP
Men's Team 8th 128
128


Guy Dalrymple McGregor

B. 1930-07-11, Whangarei, New Zealand
Hockey
1956 1960 HP
Men's Team sixth (fifth) 640
640


Jim McGregor

B. 1887, Ladybrand, Free State, by 1920 in South Africa; D. 1950-04-20
Boxing
1920 HP
Light Heavyweight (-79.4 kg) R1 162
162


William McGregor

B. 1949-12-03, Toronto, Ont., Canada
Judo
1972 HP
Men's Half-Middleweight (-70 kg) R1 0.933
0.933


Verne Voorhees "Vern" McGrew, Jr.

B. 1929-12-07, Big Spring, Texas, USA; D. 2012-01-09
Athletics
1948 HP
Men's High Jump 16th 9.6
9.6


Brenda McGrory

B. 1956-04-29, represented Ireland
Aquatics - Swimming
1972 HP
Women's 100 m Butterfly 21st 0.64
Women's 4x100 m Freestyle Relay 16th 1.6
Women's 4x100 m Medley Relay 14th 4
5.24


Walter McGuffie

B. 1916-12-07, Manchester, England, Great Britain; D. 1996-04-08
Greco-Roman Wrestling
1948 HP
Men's Flyweight (-52 kg) 11th 96
96


Lawrence Joseph "Larry" McGuinness

B. 1920-06-24, Montréal, Québ., Canada
Equestrianism - Eventing
1952 HP
Three−Day Event, Individual 29th 0.02
Three−Day Event, Team dnf 0.4
0.42


Dennis John McGuire

B. 1939-06-06; from NSW, represented Australia
Canoeing - Kayak Sprint
1964 HP
Men's Kayak Fours 1000 metres 9th 80
80


Edith McGuire

B. 1944-06-03, Atlanta, Geor., USA
Track and Field (1 gold, 2 silver)
1964 HP
100 m silver 4000
200 m gold 6400
4 x 100 m Relay silver 1000
11400


Frank McGurk

Olympic Competitor nr 4852


Written 2001-05-20 - last modified 2022-01-12

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