Robbie Haines

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Robbie Haines
Medal record
Men's sailing
Competitor for the  United States
Olympic Games
Gold 1984 Los Angeles Soling

Robbie Haines (born 27 March 1954) is an American sailor and Olympic champion. He has won seven world championships in 4 different class of boats. He was associate producer and sailing team manager for the Walt Disney film "Morning Light". He was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal for being a member of the 1980 US Olympic Sailing Team which did not compete in the Soviet Union (Estonia) due to the boycott of the Olympic Games that year by President Jimmy Carter.

Haines, skipper of the Haines-Trevelyan-Davis team, received a gold medal in the Soling class at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Profile: Robbie Haines sports-reference.com (Retrieved on 16 December 2008)