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Art Walker

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameArthur Franklin "Art"•Walker, Jr.
Used nameArt•Walker
Born9 September 1941 in Columbus, Georgia (USA)
Measurements188 cm / 69 kg
AffiliationsSouthern California Striders, Anaheim (USA)
NOC United States

Biography

Art Walker was AAU triple jump champion in 1965-66 and 1968 and won the event at the indoor AAUs in 1967. Walker also won four consecutive titles (1965-68) at the Mt. SAC Relays. He competed at the 1965 Universiade, finishing fifth. He finished sixth in the 1962 NCAAs, representing Morehouse College.

Personal Bests: LJ – 7.52 (24-8¼) (1964); TJ – 16.81 (55-1¾) (1968).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1968 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Art Walker
Triple Jump, Men (Olympic) 4
1972 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Art Walker
Triple Jump, Men (Olympic) 29 r1/2