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Jack Daniels

Full name: Jack Tupper Daniels
Gender: Male
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
Weight: 174 lbs (79 kg)
Born: April 26, 1933 in Detroit, Michigan, United States
Affiliations: US Army, (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Modern Pentathlon

Medals: 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Jack Daniels is one of the three U.S. pentathletes to win two Olympic medals, both in the team event. In 1956 he finished 13th individually based on the strength of a second in riding. In 1960 he was eighth individually with a third place in swimming. Daniels won the 1958 National Championships, was second in that event in 1957 and 1962, and third in 1960. He had a career in the Army but became an exercise physiologist and has been known for assisting with the training of many high caliber athletes. He later also became a well-known coach at SUNY Cortland.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Modern Pentathlon Men's Individual United States USA 13
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Modern Pentathlon Men's Team United States USA 2 Silver
1960 Summer 27 Roma Modern Pentathlon Men's Individual United States USA 8
1960 Summer 27 Roma Modern Pentathlon Men's Team United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS T TP OP W S
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Modern Pentathlon United States Final Standings 13 4,078.5
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Modern Pentathlon United States Riding 2 1,062.5 9:35 1,062.5 0
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Modern Pentathlon United States Fencing 36 371.0 9
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Modern Pentathlon United States Shooting 13T 800.0 185
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Modern Pentathlon United States Swimming 12 935.0 4:13.3
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Modern Pentathlon United States Running 25 910.0 15:30.4
1960 Summer 27 Roma Modern Pentathlon United States Final Standings 8 4,717
1960 Summer 27 Roma Modern Pentathlon United States Riding 27 1,024 8:52.1 1,024 0
1960 Summer 27 Roma Modern Pentathlon United States Fencing 12T 793 34
1960 Summer 27 Roma Modern Pentathlon United States Shooting 5T 900 190
1960 Summer 27 Roma Modern Pentathlon United States Swimming 3 1,015 3:57.0
1960 Summer 27 Roma Modern Pentathlon United States Running 26 985 15:05.0

Men's Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TP AIP IP
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Modern Pentathlon United States USA Final Standings 2 13,482.0 4,078.5
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Modern Pentathlon United States USA Riding 1 3,020.0 1,062.5
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Modern Pentathlon United States USA Fencing 4T 2,008.0 371.0
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Modern Pentathlon United States USA Shooting 2T 2,560.0 800.0
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Modern Pentathlon United States USA Swimming 2 2,780.0 935.0
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Modern Pentathlon United States USA Running 5 3,114.0 910.0
1960 Summer 27 Roma Modern Pentathlon United States USA Final Standings 3 14,192 4,717
1960 Summer 27 Roma Modern Pentathlon United States USA Riding 4 3,228 1,024
1960 Summer 27 Roma Modern Pentathlon United States USA Fencing 3 2,402 793
1960 Summer 27 Roma Modern Pentathlon United States USA Shooting 2T 2,580 900
1960 Summer 27 Roma Modern Pentathlon United States USA Swimming 1T 3,000 1,015
1960 Summer 27 Roma Modern Pentathlon United States USA Running 7 2,982 985