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John Deni

Full name: John Michael Deni
Gender: Male
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: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

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).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
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

Men's 50 kilometres Walk

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1948 Summer 45 London Athletics United States Final Standings 15 5-28:33
1952 Summer 49 Helsinki Athletics United States Final Standings AC DNF
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