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Mike Staines

Full name: Michael Laurence "Mike" Staines
Gender: Male
Height: 6-7 (201 cm)
Weight: 201 lbs (91 kg)
Born: May 30, 1949 in Guildford, Surrey, Great Britain
Affiliations: Vesper Boat Club, Philadelphia (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Related Olympians: Husband of Laura Staines.

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Mike Staines had his first big year in 1971 when he rowed in the Pan-American Games and helped his Cornell eight to a victory at the IRA Regatta. He then competed in the 1972 Olympics, in the pairs with, but he and partner Luther Jones finished only eleventh. At the 1976 Olympics he and Calvin Coffey beat all but the East German pair to win the silver medal. Staines' wife, the former Laura Terdoslavich, was a member of the women’s rowing team at the 1976 Olympics – in the pairs without.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 23 München Rowing Men's Coxed Pairs United States USA 11
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Rowing Men's Coxless Pairs United States USA 2 Silver

Men's Coxless Pairs

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit T
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Rowing United States USA Calvin Coffey Final Round A Final 7:26.73
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Rowing United States USA Calvin Coffey Semi-Finals Heat Two 6:33.25
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Rowing United States USA Calvin Coffey Round One Heat One 6:52.36

Men's Coxed Pairs

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit T
1972 Summer 23 München Rowing United States USA Luther Jones Final Round B Final 8:04.80
1972 Summer 23 München Rowing United States USA Luther Jones Semi-Finals Heat One 8:25.40
1972 Summer 23 München Rowing United States USA Luther Jones Round One Heat Two 7:50.00
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