John MacDonald

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games • Other
Full nameJohn Hoani•MacDonald
Used nameJohn•MacDonald
Born26 October 1907 in Blenheim, Marlborough (NZL)
Died1 January 1982
AffiliationsWairau Rowing Club, Blenheim (NZL) / Picton Rowing Club, Picton (NZL)
NOC New Zealand


John MacDonald had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1930 British Empire Games Coxed Fours, 2nd in the 1930 British Empire Games Eights.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1932 Summer Olympics Rowing NZL John MacDonald
Eights, Men (Olympic) New Zealand 2 h1 r2/3

Other participations

Games Role NOC As
1932 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony NZL John MacDonald

Special Notes