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John Disley

Full name: John Ivor Disley
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 157 lbs (71 kg)
Born: November 20, 1928 in Corris, Gwynedd, Great Britain
Affiliations: L.A.C., London (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Husband of Sylvia Cheeseman.

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

John Disley had the following podium finishes at major championships: 3rd in the 1952 Olympics 3000 metres Steeplechase. In the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games he was eliminated in the heats of the 1 mile. In the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games he did not finished the 3 miles. In the British Empire and Commonwealth Games he competed for Wales.

Personal Best: 3000S – 8:44.2 (1955).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Athletics Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase Great Britain GBR 3 Bronze
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Athletics Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase Great Britain GBR 6

Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Athletics Great Britain Final 3 8:51.8 8:51.94
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat Two 1 QU 8:59.4 8:59.59
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Athletics Great Britain Final 6 8:44.6 8:44.79
1956 Summer 28 Melbourne Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat One 2 QU 8:46.6 8:46.93
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