Neville Price

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameNeville Graham•Price
Used nameNeville•Price
Born1 June 1929 in East London (RSA)
Died28 December 1980 in Johannesburg (RSA)
Measurements185 cm / 77 kg
AffiliationsOklahoma Sooners, Norman (USA)
NOC South Africa


Neville Price attended the University of Oklahoma and was a three-time conference champion in the long jump (1952-54). In 1952 Price won the long jump and triple jump at the Drake Relays. In 1954 he won the AAU indoor long jump championship with 24-5½ (7.45 m). Price competed at the 1950 British Empire Games, winning the long jump and placing seventh in the triple jump.

Personal Best: LJ – 7.87 (1955).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1952 Summer Olympics Athletics RSA Neville Price
100 metres, Men (Olympic) DNS
200 metres, Men (Olympic) DNS
Long Jump, Men (Olympic) 11
Triple Jump, Men (Olympic) DNS
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics RSA Neville Price
Long Jump, Men (Olympic) 7

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