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Jack Archer

Full name: John "Jack" Archer
Gender: Male
Born: August 10, 1921 in Nottingham, Nottingham, Great Britain
Died: July 29, 1997 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, Great Britain
Affiliations: Notts AC, Nottingham (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Jack Archer had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1948 Olympics 4×100 metres Relay; 2nd in the 1950 British Empire Games 4×110 yards Relay (with Brian Shenton, Les Lewis, and Nick Stacey); 1st in the 1946 European Championships 100 metres. In the 1946 European Championships 200 metres Archer finished sixth. In the 1950 British Empire Games 100 yards as well as 1950 British Empire Games 220 yards he was eliminated in the semi-finals. In the British Empire Games he competed for England.

Personal Best: 100 – 10.6 (1946).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 26 London Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Great Britain GBR 2 Silver

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) ATM L T(A 1/10)
1948 Summer 26 London Athletics Great Britain GBR Final 2 41.3 at 0.71 4
1948 Summer 26 London Athletics Great Britain GBR Round One Heat Two 1 QU 41.4 41.4