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Lyman Hine

Full name: Lyman Northrop Hine
Gender: Male
Born: June 22, 1888 in Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: March 5, 1930 in Paris, Paris, France
Country: USA United States
Sport: Bobsleigh

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Lyman Hine was the son of renowned banker Francis Lyman Hine, president of the First National Bank of New York City. After graduating from Yale in 1910, Lyman Hine traveled around the world for one year. From 1913-27 he held high management positions in the American Cotton Oil Company, eventually becoming president and director. In addition, he was chairman of the board of Canada Dry Ginger Ale, and director of the First National Bank of Jersey City. During World War I Hine served as an ordnance officer, first at the home front and in 1918 in France. He was one of the Americans in Europe in 1928 who were selected to compete in the 1928 Olympic bobsled trials. He made the team and won a silver medal. While still a young man, Hine was killed in a tragic automobile accident.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Winter 39 Sankt Moritz Bobsleigh Men's Four/Five United States-1 USA 2 Silver

Men's Four/Five

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit
1928 Winter 39 Sankt Moritz Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Final Standings
1928 Winter 39 Sankt Moritz Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Run 1
1928 Winter 39 Sankt Moritz Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Run 2
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