Full name: John Linden Merriman
Height: 5-7 (171 cm)
Weight: 132 lbs (60 kg)
Born: June 27, 1936 in Watford, Hertfordshire, Great Britain
Died: September 30, 1999 in Highworth, Swindon, Swindon, Great Britain
Affiliations: Watford Harriers, Watford (GBR)
Country: Great Britain
John Merriman had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 6 miles, 3rd in the 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 6 miles. In the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 3 miles he finished fifth. He also participated in the 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games marathon, but did not finish. In the British Empire and Commonwealth Games he competed for Wales.
Personal Best: 10000 – 28:52.89 (1960).
|1960 Summer||24||Roma||Athletics||Men's 10,000 metres||Great Britain||GBR||8|
|1960 Summer||24||Roma||Athletics||Great Britain||Final Standings||8||28:52.6||28:52.89|