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Jack Tait

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameJohn Lindsay "Jack"•Tait
Used nameJack•Tait
Born25 September 1888 in Toronto, Ontario (CAN)
Died10 July 1971 in Scarborough, Ontario (CAN)
Measurements174 cm
AffiliationsToronto West End YMCA, Toronto (CAN)
NOC(s) Canada

Biography

Personal Bests: 400 – unknown; 800 – 1:55.4e (1912); 1500 – 4:05.0 (1908); Mar – unknown.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Representing 2nd NOC As
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics 1,500 metres, Men Olympic 4 CAN Jack Tait
  5 mile, Men Olympic AC h4 r1/2
  Marathon, Men Olympic AC
  3,200 metres Steeplechase, Men Olympic DNS
1912 Summer Olympics Athletics 800 metres, Men Olympic 5 h1 r2/3 CAN Jack Tait
  1,500 metres, Men Olympic 4 h3 r1/2
  5,000 metres, Men Olympic DNS
  Marathon, Men Olympic DNS
  4 × 400 metres Relay, Men Olympic Canada 2 h1 r1/2

Olympic family relations

Special Notes