|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||John Anthony "Johnny"•Gibson|
|Born||3 July 1905 in Greenwich Village, New York (USA)|
|Died||29 December 2006 in Newton, New Jersey (USA)|
|Measurements||170 cm / 69 kg|
|Affiliations||Bloomfield Catholic Lyceum|
In 1927, John Gibson won the AAU 440y hurdles in a world record time of 52.6. He placed on the podium in the AAU 400 hurdles five years consecutively – 1924-28 – with seconds in 1925-26 and thirds in 1924 and 1928. He was ranked in the US top 25 lists in the 400 hurdles every year from 1924-28 and 1930.
Gibson graduated from Fordham University and competed for the Bloomfield Catholic Lyceum. He later became a track coach at Seton Hall University and a popular official at meets on the East Coast. Gibson is a member of multiple Halls of Fame, including those for Fordham University, Seton Hall University, Helms Hall, the New Jersey Sports Authority, and Garden State.
Personal Bests: 400 – 48.1 (1928); 440yH – 52.6 (1927).
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1928 Summer Olympics||Athletics||USA||Johnny Gibson|
|400 metres Hurdles, Men (Olympic)||4 h2 r2/3|