Archibald MacKinnon

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Archibald MacKinnon
Medal record
Men's rowing
Representing  Canada
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1956 Melbourne Coxless four
Silver medal – second place 1960 Rome Eight
Commonwealth Games
Gold medal – first place 1958 Cardiff Eights

Archibald MacKinnon (born January 13, 1937 in Cranbrook, British Columbia) is a Canadian competition rower and Olympic champion.

He received a gold medal in coxless fours at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, together with Lorne Loomer, Walter D'Hondt and Donald Arnold.[1]

At the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games, MacKinnon received a gold medal in eights. He received a silver medal in eights at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, as a member of the Canadian team.[2]

Awards[edit]

MacKinnon was inducted into the Canada's Sports Hall of Fame in 1957, [3] the BC Sports Hall of Fame in 1966,[4] and into University of British Columbia Sports Hall of Fame in 1993, together with the other members of the Olympic gold team.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1956 Summer Olympics – Melbourne, Australia – Rowing" Archived 2007-12-08 at the Wayback Machine (Retrieved on May 14, 2008)
  2. ^ "1960 Summer Olympics – Rome, Italy – Rowing" Archived 2007-09-04 at the Wayback Machine (Retrieved on May 14, 2008)
  3. ^ "Canada's Sports Hall of Fame". Canada's Sports Hall of Fame. Retrieved 10 November 2017.
  4. ^ "1956 UBC/VRC Coxless Fours (M)"British Columbia Sports Hall of Fame (Retrieved on May 14, 2008)
  5. ^ "1956 UBC Four Oared Rowing Crew" Archived 2005-03-31 at the Wayback MachineUniversity of British Columbia Sports Hall of Fame (Retrieved on May 14, 2008)

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