Doug Hinds

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Doug Hinds
Personal information
Full name Douglas Hinds
Nationality Canadian
Born (1958-04-15) 15 April 1958 (age 60)
Toronto, Ontario
Country Canada
Sport Sprint
Event(s) 400 m, 4 x 400 m relay

Douglas Hinds (born 15 April 1958) is a retired Canadian sprinter who competed at the 1984 Summer Olympics in the 400 metres and 4 × 400 metres relay.[1]

Hinds' attended Lamar University where he was a member of the track team.[2]

Hinds was part of the 1980 Olympic team for Canada, but did not compete due to the 1980 Summer Olympics boycott.[1][3] At the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles, he competed in the 400 metres finishing 24th.[1] He also was a member of the 4 x 400 m relay team (with Michael Sokolowski, Brian Saunders, and Tim Bethune) which set a Canadian record of 3:04.47 in their first heat, and finishing eighth overall,[4] with Hinds running his leg of the relay in 45.04 seconds.[5]

Hinds' brothers Sterling, and Jerry were also members of the Canadian track team, with younger brother Stuart, also being a Canadian national finalist. [6]


  1. ^ a b c "Athletes - Douglas Hinds - Overview". Canadian Olympic Committee. 
  2. ^ "Lamar Athletics". Lamar University. Archived from the original on 25 November 2011. 
  3. ^ Dodds, tracy (29 October 1983). "UCLA, Washington in Showdown". Los Angeles Times. pp. SD.B12. Retrieved 25 November 2011. His brother, Doug, made the 1980 Olympic team, but the boycott kept him home 
  4. ^ Brooks, Janet (11 August 1984). "Zola Budd Trips Up Decker As Romanian Takes 3,000". The Montreal Gazette. Retrieved 25 November 2011. 
  5. ^ "Olympic Finals - Men's 4 x 400 m Relay" (PDF). International Association of Athletics Federations. p. 189. Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 November 2011. 
  6. ^ Daves, Jim; Porter, W. Thomas; Porter, Tom (2000). The Glory of Washington: The People and Events That Shaped Washington's Athletic Tradition. Sports Publishing LLC. p. 228. ISBN 978-1-58261-221-8. Retrieved 23 November 2011. 

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