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John Salisbury

Full name: John Edward Salisbury
Gender: Male
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: January 26, 1934 in Birmingham, West Midlands, Great Britain
Affiliations: Loughbrough Colleges AC / Birchfield Harriers, Birmingham
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

John Salisbury had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 4×440 yards Relay (with Derek Johnson, John Wrighton, and the non-Olympian Ted Sampson). Salisbury also finished fourth in the 440 yards at the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games. In the British Empire and Commonwealth Games he competed for England.

Personal Best: 400 – 46.5 (1958).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Men's 400 metres Great Britain GBR 5 h2 r3/4
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay Great Britain GBR 3 Bronze

Men's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Great Britain Semi-Finals Heat Two 5 47.3 47.47
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Great Britain Quarter-Finals Heat One 2 QU 47.4 47.60
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat Five 3 QU 47.7 47.95

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) ST
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Great Britain GBR Final 3 3:07.2 3:07.19 47,6
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Great Britain GBR Round One Heat Three 1 QU 3:08.8 3:08.76