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John Burton

Full name: John Gamble Burton
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2.5 (190 cm)
Weight: 181 lbs (82 kg)
Born: May 25, 1947 in Evanston, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: PCC, Philadelphia (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Canoeing

Biography

John Burton started whitewater paddling in the mountains of North Carolina. When he went to Dartmouth, Burton met some other paddlers and started competing internationally in 1967, notably at the 1967 ad 1969 World Championships. He and [Tom Southworth] qualified for the 1972 Olympics in C-2 slalom. Burton was 1971 US Champion in C-1 slalom and he and Southworth won the 1970 US title in C-2. At the time of the 1972 Olympics Burton worked as a securities analyst for Philadelphia National Bank.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 25 München Canoeing Men's Canadian Doubles, Slalom United States-1 USA 12

Men's Canadian Doubles, Slalom

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date
1972 Summer 25 München Canoeing United States-1 USA Tom Southworth Final Standings 1972-08-30
1972 Summer 25 München Canoeing United States-1 USA Tom Southworth Final Standings Run One 1972-08-30
1972 Summer 25 München Canoeing United States-1 USA Tom Southworth Final Standings Run Two 1972-08-30
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