|Olympic medal record|
|Men's Ice hockey|
|Gold||1948 St. Moritz||Ice hockey|
Born in Toronto, Ontario, he was educated at Upper Canada College and played for the Toronto Marlboros junior team. After declining an offer from the Detroit Red Wings during World War II, he instead served as a Lieutenant in the Royal Canadian Navy. After the war, he played for the RCAF Flyers in the 1948 Winter Olympics and was captain of the gold medal team.
From 1957 to 1969, he was a Director of Maple Leaf Gardens and briefly became President in 1969.
He died in 2006 while undergoing heart surgery.
- Ian Urquhart. George Mara, 84: Captained Canada to hockey gold. Retrieved on September 10, 2006.
- Canada's Sports Hall of Fame citation. Retrieved on September 10, 2006.
- Canadian Olympic Committee Recognizes Contributions of George Mara. Retrieved on September 10, 2006.