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John Brennan

Full name: John Joseph Brennan
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: July 17, 1879 in [unknown], Kerry, Ireland
Died: February 21, 1964 in West Allis, Wisconsin, United States
Affiliations: Marquette Golden Eagles, Milwaukee (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

John Brennan competed for Marquette. At the 1908 Central Olympic Trials Brennan won the triple jump and finished second in the long jump. He competed in both events at the London Olympics, finishing fifth in the long jump and eighth in the triple jump. Brennan was born in Ireland but came to the United States around 1900. He later worked as a police officer in Milwaukee.

Personal Bests: LJ – 6.86 (22-6¼) (1908); TJ – 13.83 (45-4¾) (1908).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 28 London Athletics Men's Long Jump United States USA 5
1908 Summer 28 London Athletics Men's Triple Jump United States USA 8

Men's Long Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D(M) D(I)
1908 Summer 28 London Athletics United States Final Standings 5 6.86 22-6¼
1908 Summer 28 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round 5 6.86 22-6¼
1908 Summer 28 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 2 6.86 22-6¼

Men's Triple Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D(M) D(I)
1908 Summer 28 London Athletics United States Final Standings 8 13.59 44-7
1908 Summer 28 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round 8 13.59 44-7
1908 Summer 28 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 3 13.59 44-7
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