George Bare

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameGeorge Huston•Bare
Used nameGeorge•Bare
Born5 January 1899 in Sardinia, Ohio (USA)
Died26 May 1981 in Tacoma, Washington (USA)
Measurements180 cm
AffiliationsUS Army, (USA)
NOC United States


George Bare was an officer in the US Army when he competed in the 1924 modern pentathlon. Bare graduated from the US Military Academy in 1920. He became a career officer, retiring as a colonel. During World War II he was given the Legion of Merit for meritorious conduct while stationed in Italy from 1944-46. Although he died in Tacoma, Washington in 1981, Bare was buried at West Point.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1924 Summer Olympics Modern Pentathlon USA George Bare
Individual, Men (Olympic) =10