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Jack Newman

Full name: John Lunn "Jack" Newman
Gender: Male
Born: November 12, 1916 in Rochester, Medway, Great Britain
Died: February 14, 1974 in Burgess Hill, West Sussex, Great Britain
Affiliations: L.A.C., London (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Winner of the London AC Schools' high jump in 1933, Jack Newman was the AAA Junior champion in 1934. He won the AAA high jump in 1937 and 1939 and was the indoor champion three times (1936-37, 1939). He missed the 1938 Indoor Championships as he was in Australia where he placed fifth at the British Empire Games. In the 1937 match vs. Norway his second place in the high jump prevented the host country taking maximum points in every field event. After the war, Newman placed third at the AAA Championships in 1946. he served with the RAF from 1940-46 and then resumed his career with Lloyd's Bank.

Personal Best: HJ – 1.93 (6-4) (1943).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 19 Berlin Athletics Men's High Jump Great Britain GBR 23T QR

Men's High Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank H C/F/P
1936 Summer 19 Berlin Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round 23T 1.80
1936 Summer 19 Berlin Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round Group Two 13T 1.80
1936 Summer 19 Berlin Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round 1.60 metres NP o
1936 Summer 19 Berlin Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round 1.70 metres NP o
1936 Summer 19 Berlin Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round 1.80 metres NP o
1936 Summer 19 Berlin Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round 1.85 metres NP xxx
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