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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)

Biography

Don Hume attended the University of Washington and was the stroke-oar for their eight that won the IRA Regatta, the Olympic Trials, and the Olympic Games in 1936. In World War II he served in the Merchant Marine. After the war he had a career in oil and gas exploration, which involved a significant amount of travel, and he never married. He later became president of the West Coast Mining Association.

Results

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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