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Mike Shine

Full name: Michael Lyle "Mike" Shine
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: September 19, 1953 in Warren, Pennsylvania, United States
Affiliations: Philadelphia Pioneer Club, Philadelphia (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)


Mike Shine, a senior at Penn State, was a surprise silver medalist in the 400m hurdles at the Montréal Olympics. This matched Shine's highest placing at any major championship. He finished second at the 1976 NCAA, but never placed better than fourth at the AAU meet. After the Olympics, Shine went into the service, but returned to Penn State for a graduate degree, during which time he served as assistant track coach.

Personal Bests: 200 – 21.7 (1982); 110H – 13.80 (1980); 400H – 48.69 (1976).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Athletics Men's 400 metres Hurdles United States USA 2 Silver

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Athletics United States Final 2 48.69 1
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat One 1 QU 49.90 7
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Athletics United States Round One Heat Three 1 QU 50.91 5
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