Steven Lysak

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Steven Lysak
Medal record
Men's rowing
Competitor for the  United States
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1948 London C-2 10000 m
Silver medal – second place 1948 London C-2 1000 m

Steven Lysak (August 7, 1912 – July 30, 2002) was an American sprint canoer who competed in the late 1940s.

At the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, he won two medals with Stephen Macknowski. This included a gold in the C-2 10000 m and a silver in the C-2 1000 m events.[1]

Born in Newark, New Jersey, Lysak designed and built the canoe he and Macknowski used for the 1948 Games. After the Olympics, Lysak resided in Yonkers, New York where he died in 2002.


  1. ^ "1948 Summer Olympics – London, United Kingdom – Canoeing" (Retrieved on April 27, 2008)