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Doug Peterson

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameDouglas Jay "Doug"•Peterson
Used nameDoug•Peterson
Nick/petnamesHoove
Born11 May 1953 in Minneapolis, Minnesota (USA)
Measurements180 cm / 74 kg
NOC United States

Biography

Doug Peterson graduated from Dartmouth in 1976 with degrees in environmental studies and geography. While there he placed seventh in the 1976 NCAA cross-country ski championships. Peterson made the US B team in 1974 and skied for US Teams thru the 1980 Winter Olympics. In 1975 he was also on the US whitewater canoe team, but did not compete at the Olympics in that sport.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1976 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) USA Doug Peterson
15 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 54
4 × 10 kilometres Relay, Men (Olympic) United States 6
1980 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) USA Doug Peterson
30 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 45
50 kilometres, Men (Olympic) AC