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John Crosby, Jr.

Full name: John George Crosby, Jr.
Gender: Male
Height: 5-7.5 (172 cm)
Weight: 134 lbs (61 kg)
Born: June 29, 1951 in New York, New York, United States
Affiliations: NYAC, New York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Gymnastics

Biography

John Crosby, Jr. competed for Southern Connecticut University, where he earned a bachelor’s and masters’ degree. From 1971-73 he won 13 NCAA titles. As a senior he was given the Nissen Award as the nation’s top collegiate gymnast. Crosby competed for the US on 18 international teams from 1970-75, including the 1972 Olympics, the 1973 World University Games, the 1974 World Championships, and the World Invitational in 1971 and 1974. At the 1971 Pan American Games Crosby starred by winning eight medals, two golds on rings and floor, silvers in all-around, team all-around, high bar, parallel bars, and pommeled horse, and a bronze medal on vault. Crosby won US Championships on floor in 1971, floor and high bar in 1973, and all-around, floor and vault in 1974. After college Crosby joined the Marine Corps where he was an aviator. In the 1990s he returned to school and earned a law degree from Hofstra University in 1997. He later worked as a legal analyst for the State of Arizona Department of Economic Security.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 21 München Gymnastics Men's Individual All-Around United States USA 77T QR
1972 Summer 21 München Gymnastics Men's Team All-Around United States USA 10
1972 Summer 21 München Gymnastics Men's Floor Exercise United States USA 29T QR
1972 Summer 21 München Gymnastics Men's Horse Vault United States USA 45T QR
1972 Summer 21 München Gymnastics Men's Parallel Bars United States USA 58T QR
1972 Summer 21 München Gymnastics Men's Horizontal Bar United States USA 102 QR
1972 Summer 21 München Gymnastics Men's Rings United States USA 85T QR
1972 Summer 21 München Gymnastics Men's Pommelled Horse United States USA 77 QR

Men's Individual All-Around

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1972 Summer 21 München Gymnastics United States Final Standings 77T QR
1972 Summer 21 München Gymnastics United States Qualifying 77T 103.30 49.10 54.20
1972 Summer 21 München Gymnastics United States Qualifying Floor Exercise 29T 18.25 8.95 9.30
1972 Summer 21 München Gymnastics United States Qualifying Horse Vault 45T 18.15 8.90 9.25
1972 Summer 21 München Gymnastics United States Qualifying Parallel Bars 58T 17.90 8.65 9.25
1972 Summer 21 München Gymnastics United States Qualifying Horizontal Bar 102 15.55 7.00 8.55
1972 Summer 21 München Gymnastics United States Qualifying Rings 85T 16.85 7.85 9.00
1972 Summer 21 München Gymnastics United States Qualifying Pommelled Horse 77 16.60 7.75 8.85

Men's Team All-Around

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank
1972 Summer 21 München Gymnastics United States USA Final Standings 10

Men's Floor Exercise

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1972 Summer 21 München Gymnastics United States Final Standings 29T QR

Men's Horse Vault

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1972 Summer 21 München Gymnastics United States Final Standings 45T QR

Men's Parallel Bars

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1972 Summer 21 München Gymnastics United States Final Standings 58T QR

Men's Horizontal Bar

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1972 Summer 21 München Gymnastics United States Final Standings 102 QR

Men's Rings

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1972 Summer 21 München Gymnastics United States Final Standings 85T QR

Men's Pommelled Horse

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1972 Summer 21 München Gymnastics United States Final Standings 77 QR
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