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Marvin Thomson

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameMarvin George•Thomson
Used nameMarvin•Thomson
Born26 January 1923 in Chicago, Illinois (USA)
Died17 April 1967 in Des Plaines, Illinois (USA)
AffiliationsChicago CYO, Chicago (USA)
NOC United States


Marvin Thomson was an engineer who attended the University of Illinois. In 1941 he won the US Championships in the road race. However, at the 1948 Olympics, Thomson raced on the track, in the tandem sprint, alongside Al Stiller. Thomson represented the Chicago CYO in 1948.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1948 Summer Olympics Cycling Track (Cycling) USA Marvin Thomson
Tandem Sprint, 2,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Al Stiller =5