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John Nelson

Full name: John Mauer Nelson
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: June 8, 1948 in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: Yale Bulldogs, New Haven (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (3 Total)

Biography

After winning his first Olympic medal in 1964, John Nelson of Yale won his only AAU title in 1965 and set a world record for the 400m freestyle the following year. Apart from his three Olympic medals, John Nelson was an Olympic finalist in the 400m freestyle in 1964 and 1968, and in 1968 he was a finalist in the 1,500m freestyle.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 16 Tokyo Swimming Men's 400 metres Freestyle United States USA 5
1964 Summer 16 Tokyo Swimming Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle United States USA 2 Silver
1968 Summer 20 Ciudad de México Swimming Men's 200 metres Freestyle United States USA 3 Bronze
1968 Summer 20 Ciudad de México Swimming Men's 400 metres Freestyle United States USA 6
1968 Summer 20 Ciudad de México Swimming Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle United States USA 8
1968 Summer 20 Ciudad de México Swimming Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay United States USA 1 Gold

Men's 200 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1968 Summer 20 Ciudad de México Swimming United States Final 3 1:58.1
1968 Summer 20 Ciudad de México Swimming United States Round One Heat One 1 QU 1:59.5

Men's 400 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1964 Summer 16 Tokyo Swimming United States Final 5 4:16.9
1964 Summer 16 Tokyo Swimming United States Round One Heat Three 1 QU 4:19.9
1968 Summer 20 Ciudad de México Swimming United States Final 6 4:17.2
1968 Summer 20 Ciudad de México Swimming United States Round One Heat One 1 QU 4:18.7

Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1964 Summer 16 Tokyo Swimming United States Final 2 17:03.0
1964 Summer 16 Tokyo Swimming United States Round One Heat Three 1 QU 17:22.4
1968 Summer 20 Ciudad de México Swimming United States Final 8 18:05.1
1968 Summer 20 Ciudad de México Swimming United States Round One Heat Two 1 QU 17:36.0

Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IST CTAS
1968 Summer 20 Ciudad de México Swimming United States USA Final 1 7:52.3 1:58.6 1:58.6
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