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Don Hume

Full name: Donald Bruce "Don" Hume
Gender: Male
Born: July 27, 1915 in Olympia, Washington, United States
Died: September 16, 2001 in Monroe, Washington, United States
Affiliations: Washington Huskies, Seattle (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


Don Hume was the stroke oar for the University of Washington eight that won the 1936 Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) meet and then the gold medal at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. In World War II he served in the Merchant Marine, based in San Francisco. He later worked in the oil and gas industry, a career that saw him traveling much of his life. He was eventually a president of the West Coast Mining Association.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Rowing Men's Coxed Eights United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Rowing United States USA Final Round 6:25.4
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Rowing United States USA Round One Heat One 6:00.8
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