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John Biller

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 1
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameJohn Arthur•Biller
Used nameJohn•Biller
Born14 November 1877 in Newark, New Jersey (USA)
Died26 March 1934 in Manhattan, New York, New York (USA)
AffiliationsNational Turnverein, Newark (USA)
NOC United States

Biography

Apart from placing third in the 1904 standing long jump, John Biller, a member of the National Turnverein of Newark, NJ, placed fourth in the standing high jump and fifth in the discus. In 1908 he tied for second in the standing high jump and finished fourth in the standing long jump.

Personal Bests: SHJ – 5-1 (1.55) (1908); SLJ – 10-8¼ (3.26) (1904); DT – unknown.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1904 Summer Olympics Athletics USA John Biller
Standing High Jump, Men (Olympic) 4
Standing Long Jump, Men (Olympic) 3 Bronze
Standing Triple Jump, Men (Olympic) DNS
Discus Throw, Men (Olympic) 5
Discus Throw, Handicap, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) 3
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics USA John Biller
Standing High Jump, Men (Olympic) =2 Silver
Standing Long Jump, Men (Olympic) 4
1912 Summer Olympics Athletics USA John Biller
Standing High Jump, Men (Olympic) DNS
Standing Long Jump, Men (Olympic) DNS

Errata

Year of birth also seen as 1879 and date of death as February 1960.