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Ivan Brown

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameIvan Elmore•Brown
Used nameIvan•Brown
Born17 April 1908 in Keene Valley, New York (USA)
Died22 May 1963 in Hartford, Connecticut (USA)
AffiliationsKeene Valley Athletic Club
NOC(s) United States


Ivan Brown represented the Keene Valley Athletic Club and, together with his partner, Al Washbond, made up a great 2-man team. They won the 1936 Olympic title, as well as the North American championships of 1935 and 1938-39, and the AAU titles in 1934 and 1938-39. Brown eventually moved to Hartford where he worked as a machinist for many years.


Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1936 Winter Olympics Bobsleigh (Bobsleigh) Two, Men Olympic Al Washbond 1 Gold Representing United States