Kevin McMahon (born May 26, 1972, in San Jose, California) is a retired track and field athlete from the United States, who competed in the hammer throw. McMahon graduated from Georgetown University in 1994 with an AB in English and Fine Arts.[1] He represented his native country at two consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1996. A two-time USA Champion (1997 and 2001) he claimed the silver medal at the 1999 Pan American Games in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He is currently a member of the Faculty of Fine Arts at his alma mater Bellarmine College Preparatory.[2][3] McMahon is also a member of Art of the Olympians (AOTO).


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing the  United States
1991 Pan American Junior Championships Kingston, Jamaica 3rd 59.48 m
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 28th 69.14 m
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, Georgia, United States 24th 73.46 m
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 23rd 72.42 m
1999 Pan American Games Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada 2nd 73.41 m
World Championships Seville, Spain 19th 74.62 m
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 36th 69.48 m
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Alberta, Canada 17th 75.62 m


  1. ^ " For Georgetown's McMahon, It's Hammer Time". Retrieved 2015-10-16.
  2. ^ Bellarmine College Faculty List Archived 2011-10-05 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 3 April 2009.
  3. ^ Archived 2010-02-28 at the Wayback Machine Dyestatcal