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John Landy

Full name: John Michael Landy
Gender: Male
Height: 6'0" (182 cm)
Weight: 152 lbs (69 kg)
Born: April 12, 1930 in Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia
Affiliations: Geelong Guild Athletics Club, Belmont, Victoria (AUS)
Country: AUS Australia
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

John Landy had the following podium finishes at major championships: 3rd in the 1956 Olympics 1500 metres; 2nd in the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 1 mile.

Personal Bests: 1500 – 3:41.8 (1954); 3 miles – 13:27.4 (1956), 5000 – unknown.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Athletics Men's 1,500 metres Australia AUS 5 h4 r1/3
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Athletics Men's 5,000 metres Australia AUS 10 h1 r1/2
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Athletics Men's 1,500 metres Australia AUS 3 Bronze

Men's 1,500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Athletics Australia Round One Heat Four 5 3:57.0 3:57.14
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Athletics Australia Final 3 3:42.0 3:42.03
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Athletics Australia Round One Heat Three 3 QU 3:48.6 3:48.67

Men's 5,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H)
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Athletics Australia Round One Heat One 10 14:56.4