John Hawes (pentathlete)

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John David Hawes (born March 1, 1951) is a Canadian former competitive swimmer and modern pentathlete. Hawes won a bronze medal in his signature 200-metre backstroke event at the 1971 Pan American Games in Cali, Colombia, and again at the 1973 World University Games in Moscow. He competed in the preliminary heats of the men's 200-metre backstroke at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, and the modern pentathlon team and individual events at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal.[1]

John Hawes
Personal information
Full nameJohn David Hawes
National teamCanada
Born (1951-03-01) March 1, 1951 (age 70)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight70 kg (150 lb)
SportSwimming, modern pentathlon
Event(s)Backstroke, pentathlon
College teamMcGill University
Medal record


  1. ^ "John Hawes Olympic Results". Archived from the original on November 11, 2012. Retrieved August 24, 2012.