|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||John Derek•Wrighton|
|Born||10 March 1933 in Ilford, Greater London, England (GBR)|
|Measurements||189 cm / 80 kg|
|Affiliations||Haringey AC, London (GBR)|
John Wrighton had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 4×440 yards Relay (with Derek Johnson, John Salisbury, and the non-Olympian Ted Sampson). Wrighton also finished fifth in the 440 yards at the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games. In the British Empire and Commonwealth Games he competed for England.
Personal Best: 400 – 46.3 (1958).
|1960 Summer Olympics||Athletics||400 metres, Men||Olympic||6 h2 r2/4||Representing Great Britain|
|4 × 400 metres Relay, Men||Olympic||Great Britain||5|