Stephen Macknowski

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Stephen Macknowski
Medal record
Men's canoeing
Representing 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

Stephen Albert "Steve" Macknowski (February 16, 1922 – April 4, 2013) is an American sprint canoeist who competed in the late 1940s.

At the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, he won two medals with Steven Lysak with a gold in the C-2 10000 m event and a silver in the C-2 1000 m events.[1] A native of Yonkers, New York, Macknowski attended Columbia University and later became an insurance agent. He died on April 4, 2013, aged 91.[2]


  1. ^ "1948 Summer Olympics – London, United Kingdom – Canoeing" (Retrieved on April 27, 2008)
  2. ^ Macknowski, Stephen. ""United States Social Security Death Index," index". FamilySearch. Retrieved 3 January 2015.