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Deacon Jones

Full name: Charles Nicholas "Deacon" Jones
Gender: Male
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: August 31, 1934 in Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Died: September 7, 2007 in Hillside, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: US Army, (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Deacon Jones was a three-time AAU steeplechase champion (1957-58 and 1961). He also won the NCAA 2-miles in 1957 and the cross-country in 1955. At the Pan American Games, Jones was silver medalist in the 1959 steeplechase.

Personal Bests: Mile – 4:06.5i (1961); 2 miles – 8:57.6 (1957); 3000S – 8:42.4 (1961).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase United States USA 9
1960 Summer 25 Roma Athletics Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase United States USA 7

Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics United States Final 9 9:13.0
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics United States Round One Heat One 4 QU 8:47.4 8:47.57
1960 Summer 25 Roma Athletics United States Final 7 9:18.2 9:18.22
1960 Summer 25 Roma Athletics United States Round One Heat Three 2 QU 8:49.2 8:49.32