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John Bray

Full name: John Bray
Gender: Male
Born: August 19, 1875 in Middleport, New York, United States
Died: July 18, 1945 in San Francisco, California, United States
Affiliations: Williams College, Williamstown (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Third place in the 1,500 m in 1900 gave John Bray the honor of being the first Olympic medalist from Williams College. He also qualified for the 800 m final, but placed sixth. Bray eventually settled in San Francisco where he worked for several electric companies and served on the board of directors of the San Francisco Board of Trade.

Personal Bests: 800 – 1:55.3 (1900); 1500 – 4:07.2 (1900); Mile – 4:43.6 (1900).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1900 Summer 24 Paris Athletics Men's 800 metres United States USA 6
1900 Summer 24 Paris Athletics Men's 1,500 metres United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's 800 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank MB
1900 Summer 24 Paris Athletics United States Final 6
1900 Summer 24 Paris Athletics United States Round One Heat Three 2 QU 6 yds bh

Men's 1,500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank MB
1900 Summer 24 Paris Athletics United States Final Standings 3 20 yds bh2