Year of Birth: 1949

Category: Athlete

Year of Induction: 2014




Jane Haist won gold medals at the 1974 Commonwealth Games in discus and shot put and won a bronze medal in the discus at the 1975 Pan American Games in Mexico City. She also competed in the 1976 Olympics in Montreal. Jane competed at the University of Tennessee from 1977-79 and was an All-American in 1977 and ’78, winning the AIAW National Championship in the discus. In her first year there, Jane tossed a collegiate record of 198-8 (60.55m) in the discus, a record that still stands at the University of Tennessee.