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Peter Barrett

Full name: Peter Jones Barrett
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (184 cm)
Weight: 194 lbs (88 kg)
Born: February 20, 1935 in Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Died: December 17, 2000 in Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Affiliations: Alamitos Bay Yacht Club, Long Beach (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Sailing

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

Peter Barrett made his Olympic début in 1960 when he finished 11th in the Finn Class. In 1964 he improved to take the silver medal and four years later, with Lowell North, he won a gold medal. Barrett won the 1970 World title in the 470 Class, was second in the 1967 Star World Championships, and was North American champion sailing a Finn in 1966. In 1962 he won the George O'Day Trophy as the North American Single-Handed Champion, and he won a silver medal in the Finns at the 1963 Pan American Games. Peter Barrett was educated at Cornell and the University of Wisconsin Law School. After graduation he was initially an engineering teacher, but then went into business as a sailmaker.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 25 Roma Sailing Mixed One Person Dinghy United States USA 11
1964 Summer 29 Tokyo Sailing Mixed One Person Dinghy United States USA 2 Silver
1968 Summer 33 Ciudad de México Sailing Mixed Two Person Keelboat United States USA 1 Gold

Mixed One Person Dinghy

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS T
1960 Summer 25 Roma Sailing United States Final Standings 11 3,976
1960 Summer 25 Roma Sailing United States Race One AC DNF 101
1960 Summer 25 Roma Sailing United States Race Two 17 415 2-08:28
1960 Summer 25 Roma Sailing United States Race Three 7 800 1-42:39
1960 Summer 25 Roma Sailing United States Race Four 11 604 2-16:51
1960 Summer 25 Roma Sailing United States Race Five 6 867 1-54:55
1960 Summer 25 Roma Sailing United States Race Six 20 344 1-58:53
1960 Summer 25 Roma Sailing United States Race Seven 5 946 1-52:25
1964 Summer 29 Tokyo Sailing United States Final Standings 2 6,373
1964 Summer 29 Tokyo Sailing United States Race One 1 1,620 2-13:17
1964 Summer 29 Tokyo Sailing United States Race Two 3 1,142 2-07:11
1964 Summer 29 Tokyo Sailing United States Race Three AC DNF 101
1964 Summer 29 Tokyo Sailing United States Race Four 7 774 1-43:50
1964 Summer 29 Tokyo Sailing United States Race Five 3 1,142 1-35:58
1964 Summer 29 Tokyo Sailing United States Race Six 5 921 1-47:32
1964 Summer 29 Tokyo Sailing United States Race Seven 7 774 1-51:13

Mixed Two Person Keelboat

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date NP TP PTS T
1968 Summer 33 Ciudad de México Sailing United States USA Lowell North Final Standings 1968-10-14 14.4 32.4
1968 Summer 33 Ciudad de México Sailing United States USA Lowell North Race One 1968-10-14 0.0 2-15:44
1968 Summer 33 Ciudad de México Sailing United States USA Lowell North Race Two 1968-10-15 5.7
1968 Summer 33 Ciudad de México Sailing United States USA Lowell North Race Three 1968-10-16 5.7
1968 Summer 33 Ciudad de México Sailing United States USA Lowell North Race Four 1968-10-17 0.0 2-03:44
1968 Summer 33 Ciudad de México Sailing United States USA Lowell North Race Five 1968-10-19 3.0
1968 Summer 33 Ciudad de México Sailing United States USA Lowell North Race Six 1968-10-20 18.0
1968 Summer 33 Ciudad de México Sailing United States USA Lowell North Race Seven 1968-10-21 0.0 1-49:12
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