The Lou Marsh Legacy - Honouring Canada's Top Athletes

Bob McFarlane

Football, Track & Field

1950


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Photograph of Robert McFarlane at a track race
Description: Robert McFarlane crossing the finish line at a track race.
Date: Late 1940’s – early 1950’s
Collection: Courtesy of the family of Robert McFarlane
Photograph of Robert McFarlane carrying the Canadian flag
Description: Robert McFarlane carrying the Canadian Flag at the opening ceremonies of the 1948 Olympic Games in London, England.
Date: 1948
Collection: Courtesy of the family of Robert McFarlane
Photograph of Robert McFarlane in his track uniform
Description: Photograph of Robert McFarlane wearing his track uniform.
Date: July 3, 1948
Collection: Canada's Sports Hall of Fame
Medal won by Robert McFarlane in 1948
Description: Medal won by Robert McFarlane at the 1948 indoor track meet in Montreal.
Date: 1948
Collection: Metras Museum, University of Western Ontario
Plaque won by Western’s One-Mile Relay Team
Description: Plaque won by Western’s One-Mile Relay Team (Robert McFarlane, Bobby Peirce, Don McFarlane, Bill Larochelle, coach, Murray McNie) at the Pennsylvania Relays.
Date: 1949
Collection: Metras Museum, University of Western Ontario
Photograph of Robert McFarlane
Description: Robert McFarlane on the track in the starting position.
Date: 1950
Collection: Canada's Sports Hall of Fame
Action photo of Robert McFarlane at a track race
Description: Robert McFarlane crossing the finish line during a track race.
Date: 1950
Collection: Canada's Sports Hall of Fame
Medal won by Robert McFarlane
Description: Medal won by Robert McFarlane at the Amateur Athletic Union of Canada Championships.
Date: Late 1940’s – early 1950’s
Collection: Metras Museum, University of Western Ontario
Certificate awarded to track and field athlete Robert McFarlane
Description: Certificate awarded to Robert McFarlane for winning the John W. Davies Trophy as Canada’s top track and field athlete of 1950.
Date: 1950
Collection: Courtesy of the family of Robert McFarlane
Action photo of Robert McFarlane at a track meet
Description: Robert McFarlane competing at a track meet in Glasgow, Scotland where he beat a world-class field in the 440 and 880 yards.
Date: June 1950
Collection: Courtesy of the family of Robert McFarlane
Action photo of Robert McFarlane playing football for Western
Description: Robert McFarlane scores as Western defeats Toronto 42-6.
Date: October 2, 1950
Collection: Courtesy of the family of Robert McFarlane
Track and Field Hall of Fame induction award presented to Robert McFarlane
Description: Track & Field Hall of Fame induction award presented to Robert McFarlane as a member of the University of Western Ontario, men’s relay team.
Date: September 2006
Collection: Courtesy of the family of Robert McFarlane