Peter Hains

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full namePeter Conover•Hains, III
Used namePeter•Hains
Born11 May 1901 in Winthrop, Massachusetts (USA)
Died3 July 1998 in Fort Belvoir, Virginia (USA)
AffiliationsUS Army, (USA)
NOC United States


A graduate of West Point Military Academy, Peter Hains took part in the 1928 Olympic as an army officer. He later was promoted to major general, and served in North Africa in World War II, and was involved in the planned invasion of Japan. Upon return to Washington, he served as the deputy director of the secretary of defense. He later became deputy chief of staff for the Pacific.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1928 Summer Olympics Modern Pentathlon USA Peter Hains
Individual, Men (Olympic) 20