|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||Robert Malcolm "Bob"•McFarlane|
|Born||28 May 1927 in London, Ontario (CAN)|
|Died||27 February 2006 in London, Ontario (CAN)|
|Measurements||178 cm / 75 kg|
|Affiliations||Western Ontario Mustangs, London (CAN)|
Bob McFarlane ran for Canada at the 1948 Olympics. In college at the University of Western Ontario (London), he was a star running back for the Mustangs from 1946-50. In 1978 he was named Western’s Athlete of the Century. After college, McFarlane attended medical school at UWO and became a renowned plastic surgeon, specializing in hand surgery, and serving as chief of surgery at Victoria Hospital in London, Ontario.
Personal Best: 400 – 47.2y (1947).
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1948 Summer Olympics||Athletics||CAN||Bob McFarlane|
|400 metres, Men (Olympic)||6 h2 r3/4|
|4 × 100 metres Relay, Men (Olympic)||Canada|
|4 × 400 metres Relay, Men (Olympic)||Canada||3 h2 r1/2|
|1948 Summer Olympics||Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony||CAN||Bob McFarlane|