Full name: John Michael Deni
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: May 8, 1903 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 4, 1978 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Affiliations: Pittsburgh Boys Club
Country: United States
In addition to his two Olympic appearances, John Deni won 13 AAU walking championships, at various distances from 15 km. to 50 km. He placed in the top six in AAU walking events more than 40 times. He competed for the University of Pittsburgh and later multiple teams, including the Pittsburgh Boys Club, the US Navy, the Oakland Rod & Gun Club, the Pittsburgh Metro Club, the Fraternal Order of Elks #1634, and the Varona Eagles.
Personal Best: 50kmW – 4-48:40 (1952).
|1948 Summer||45||London||Athletics||Men's 50 kilometres Walk||United States||USA||15|
|1952 Summer||49||Helsinki||Athletics||Men's 50 kilometres Walk||United States||USA||AC||DNF|
|1948 Summer||45||London||Athletics||United States||Final Standings||15||5-28:33|
|1952 Summer||49||Helsinki||Athletics||United States||Final Standings||AC||DNF|