Open main menu

Stephen John "Steve" Lysak (August 7, 1912 – July 30, 2002) was an American sprint canoeist who competed in the late 1940s.

Steven Lysak
Personal information
BornAugust 7, 1912 (1912-08-07)
DiedJuly 30, 2002 (2002-07-31) (aged 89)
Country United States
SportCanoe racing

At the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, he won two medals with Stephen Macknowski. This included a gold in the C-2 10000 m and a silver in the C-2 1000 m events.[1]

Born in Newark, New Jersey, Lysak designed and built the canoe he and Macknowski used for the 1948 Games. After the Olympics, Lysak resided in Yonkers, New York where he died in 2002.


  1. ^ "1948 Summer Olympics – London, United Kingdom – Canoeing" (Retrieved on April 27, 2008)
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Steve Lysak". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC.