Ken McDonald

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameKenneth Arthur "Ken"•McDonald
Used nameKen•McDonald
Born14 August 1928
Died24 January 2015 in Runaway Bay, Queensland (AUS)
Measurements89 kg
Affiliations?, New South Wales, (AUS)
NOC Australia


Ken McDonald had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games Heavyweight class (1005 pounds). He also competed in the 1950 British Empire Games Light Heavyweight class and finished sixth (530 pounds) and in the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games Middle Heavyweight class but did not finish.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1952 Summer Olympics Weightlifting AUS Ken McDonald
Middle-Heavyweight, Men (Olympic) 6

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