John Forman

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJohn Charles•Forman
Used nameJohn•Forman
Born27 April 1925 in Jackson, Mississippi (USA)
Died24 February 1998 in Port Huron, Michigan (USA)
Measurements178 cm / 85 kg
AffiliationsU.S. Border Patrol
NOC United States


John Forman competed at the 1956 Olympics while working for the US Border Patrol. He competed at the 1955 Pan American Games, where he helped the US pistol team win three team gold medals. Forman also won two 1955 Pan Am bronze medal individually in rapid-fire pistol and centre fire pistol.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1956 Summer Olympics Shooting USA John Forman
Rapid-Fire Pistol, 25 metres, Men (Olympic) 13

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