|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||John O'Neil•Farrell|
|Used name||John O'Neil•Farrell|
|Born||28 August 1906 in Hammond, Indiana (USA)|
|Died||20 June 1994 in Evergreen Park, Illinois (USA)|
Chicagoan John O’Neil Farrell won his only major championship in 1926, taking the International Outdoor Championship at pack style skating. Competing overseas only in 1928, he won a bronze medal in the Olympic 500 m in a three-way tie for third. Farrell continued to compete and was again selected for the 500m at the 1932 Olympics, where he reached the final. He returned for his third Olympics in 1936, as the coach of the US Olympic speed skating team. He later worked as a department manager at a Sears department store.
Personal Bests: 500 – 43.6 (1928); 1500 – 2:26.8 (1928); 5000 – 9:21.8 (1928); 10000 – 20:00.9 (1932).
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1928 Winter Olympics||Speed Skating (Skating)||USA||John O'Neil Farrell|
|500 metres, Men (Olympic)||=3||Bronze|
|1,500 metres, Men (Olympic)||8|
|5,000 metres, Men (Olympic)||17|
|1932 Winter Olympics||Speed Skating (Skating)||USA||John O'Neil Farrell|
|500 metres, Men (Olympic)||6|
|1,500 metres, Men (Olympic)||DNS|
|1928 Winter Olympics||13 February 1928||Speed Skating (Skating)||500 metres, Men||Final Standings||43.6||=3|