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Jack Parker

Full name: Roger "Jack" Parker
Gender: Male
Height: 6'2" (187 cm)
Weight: 185 lbs (84 kg)
Born: September 27, 1915 in Beaver, Oklahoma, United States
Died: May 29, 1964
Affiliations: Sacramento Junior College
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

The 1936 Olympic decathlon proved to be a repeat of the 1936 AAU championships with Glenn Morris, Bob Clark, and Jack Parker filling the first three places, in that order, at both meets. Parker, from Sacramento Junior College, had set a career best with 7,290 at the AAU meet, but approached that with 7,275 at Berlin.

Personal Bests: 110H – 14.9 (1936); LJ – 24-1½ (7.35) (1936); Dec – 6760 (1936).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Athletics Men's Decathlon United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's Decathlon

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank P(1934T) P(1985T) T D H
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Athletics United States Final Standings 3 7,275 6.760
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Athletics United States 100 metres 4T 735 723 11.4
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Athletics United States 100 metres Heat Two 1 735 723 11.4
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Athletics United States Long jump 2 899 898 7.35
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Athletics United States Long jump Round One NP 7.18
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Athletics United States Long jump Round Two NP 7.35
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Athletics United States Long jump Round Three NP 7.34
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Athletics United States Shot put 6 767 699 13.52
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Athletics United States Shot put Round One NP 13.44
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Athletics United States Shot put Round Two NP 13.52
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Athletics United States Shot put Round Three NP 13.09
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Athletics United States High jump 5T 786 627 1.80
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Athletics United States 400 metres 12T 701 663 53.3
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Athletics United States 400 metres Heat Two 3 701 663 53.3
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Athletics United States 110 metre hurdles 2 929 821 15.0
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Athletics United States 110 metre hurdles Heat Two 1 929 821 15.0
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Athletics United States Discus throw 8 685 646 39.11
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Athletics United States Discus throw Round One NP foul
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Athletics United States Discus throw Round Two NP 36.98
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Athletics United States Discus throw Round Three NP 39.11
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Athletics United States Pole vault 12T 692 482 3.50
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Athletics United States Javelin throw 4 710 685 56.46
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Athletics United States 1,500 metres 15 371 516 5:07.8
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Athletics United States 1,500 metres Heat One 7 371 516 5:07.8