Full name: John "Jack" Archer
Born: August 10, 1921 in Nottingham, Nottingham, Great Britain
Died: July 29, 1997 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, Great Britain
Affiliations: Notts AC, Nottingham (GBR)
Country: Great Britain
Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)
Jack Archer had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1948 Olympics 4Ã100 metres Relay; 2nd in the 1950 British Empire Games 4Ã110 yards Relay (with [Brian Shenton], [Les Lewis], and [Nick Stacey]); 1st in the 1946 European Championships 100 metres. In the 1946 European Championships 200 metres Archer finished sixth. In the 1950 British Empire Games 100 yards as well as 1950 British Empire Games 220 yards he was eliminated in the semi-finals. In the British Empire Games he competed for England.
Personal Best: 100 â 10.6 (1946).
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|1948 Summer||26||London||Athletics||Great Britain||GBR||Final||2||41.3||at 0.71||4|
|1948 Summer||26||London||Athletics||Great Britain||GBR||Round One||Heat Two||1||QU||41.4||41.4|