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John Landy

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameJohn Michael•Landy
Used nameJohn•Landy
Born12 April 1930 in Hawthorn, Victoria (AUS)
Measurements182 cm / 69 kg
AffiliationsGeelong Guild Athletics Club, Belmont, Victoria (AUS)
NOC Australia

Biography

John Landy had the following podium finishes at major championships: 3rd in the 1956 Olympics 1500 metres; 2nd in the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 1 mile.

Personal Bests: 1500 – 3:41.8 (1954); 3 miles – 13:27.4 (1956), 5000 – unknown.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1952 Summer Olympics Athletics AUS John Landy
800 metres, Men (Olympic) DNS
1,500 metres, Men (Olympic) 5 h4 r1/3
5,000 metres, Men (Olympic) 10 h1 r1/2
4 × 400 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) Australia DNS
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics AUS John Landy
1,500 metres, Men (Olympic) 3 Bronze
5,000 metres, Men (Olympic) DNS

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