Chris Haines

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameChristopher Borne "Chris"•Haines
Used nameChris•Haines
Born16 May 1951 in Pullman, Washington (USA)
NOC United States


Chris Haines skied for Lathrop High School in Fairbanks, Alaska, and later for the University of Alaska, where he studied education. He also spent some time on the ski team at Fort Lewis College in Colorado. Haines’ sister, Betsy Haines, also skied cross-country for the US at the 1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympics. Their niece, Kikkan Randall, skied cross-country at the Winter Olympics in 2002, 2006, 2010, and 2014, and was a World Champion in the team sprint in 2013.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1976 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) USA Chris Haines
30 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 52
50 kilometres, Men (Olympic) DNF

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