Mike Shine

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameMichael Lyle "Mike"•Shine
Used nameMike•Shine
Born19 September 1953 in Warren, Pennsylvania (USA)
Measurements183 cm / 75 kg
AffiliationsPhiladelphia Pioneer Club, Philadelphia (USA)
NOC United States


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 Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1976 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Mike Shine
400 metres Hurdles, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver