Sidney Hinds

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Sidney Hinds
Personal information
Born (1900-05-14)May 14, 1900
Newton, Illinois, United States
Died February 17, 1991(1991-02-17) (aged 90)
San Antonio, Texas, United States
Sport Sports shooting

Sidney Rae Hinds (May 14, 1900 – February 17, 1991) was an American sport shooter who competed in the 1924 Summer Olympics.[1]

In 1924 he won the gold medal as member of the American team in the team free rifle competition.

He was born in Newton, Illinois and died in San Antonio, Texas.

During WW2 he saved the German town Ahlen by believing the German Dr. Paul Rosenbaum who was responsible for the hospital town. In the early 90s the park in front of the station in Ahlen was named after him.


  1. ^ "Sidney Hinds". Sports Reference. Retrieved December 31, 2014. 

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