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Jack Potts

Full name: John Henry Soulsby "Jack" Potts
Gender: Male
Height: 5-7 (171 cm)
Weight: 137 lbs (62 kg)
Born: September 17, 1906 in Tanfield, County Durham, Great Britain
Died: April 25, 1987 in Shurdington, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, Great Britain
Affiliations: Saltwell Harriers
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Biography

A former Durham miner, John Potts was the winner of the English cross-country title in 1931 and 1936, and ran the International Championships eight times (1930-32, 1935-39) and finished fourth three times (1932, 1937-38). On the track he won the AAA 6 miles in 1932 and the steeplechase in 1938 and was the Northern steeplechase champion in 1938-39. In the 1934 British Empire Games he finished fifth in the 6 miles.

Personal Bests: 6 miles – 29:47.0 (1936); 10000 – unknown; 10 miles – 54:48.4 (1931); 2 miles steeplechase – 10:32.6 (1939).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 29 Berlin Athletics Men's 10,000 metres Great Britain GBR AC DNF

Men's 10,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1936 Summer 29 Berlin Athletics Great Britain Final Standings AC DNF
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