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John Wrighton

Full name: John Derek Wrighton
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (189 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: March 10, 1933 in Ilford, Greater London, Great Britain
Affiliations: Haringey AC, London (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Biography

John Wrighton 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 Salisbury, and the non-Olympian Ted Sampson). Wrighton also finished fifth 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 – 46.3 (1958).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 27 Roma Athletics Men's 400 metres Great Britain GBR 6 h2 r2/4
1960 Summer 27 Roma Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay Great Britain GBR 5

Men's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1960 Summer 27 Roma Athletics Great Britain Quarter-Finals Heat Two 6 48.0 48.09
1960 Summer 27 Roma Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat Nine 3 QU 47.4 47.60

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) ST
1960 Summer 27 Roma Athletics Great Britain GBR Final 5 3:08.3 3:08.47 47,63
1960 Summer 27 Roma Athletics Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Heat One 3 QU 3:07.5 3:07.67
1960 Summer 27 Roma Athletics Great Britain GBR Round One Heat Three 3 QU 3:20.3 3:20.47
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