Full name: John William Brooks
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: July 31, 1910 in Vidalia, Louisiana, United States
Affiliations: Chicago Park District, Chicago (USA)
Country: United States
John Brooks won the NCAA long jump title in 1933 for the University of Chicago, after having finished as runner-up in 1932. He won the Big 10 long jump title in 1932-33. Brooksâ school record in the long jump at Chicago lasted into the 21st century. Between 1932 and 1937 he had five podium finishes in the long jump at the AAUs, but never won that title. A native of Chicago who attended Hyde Park HS, he later competed for Ogden Park AC.
Personal Best: LJ â 7.76 (25-5Â½) (1935).
|1936 Summer||26||Berlin||Athletics||Men's Long Jump||United States||USA||7|
|1936 Summer||26||Berlin||Athletics||United States||Final Round||7||7.41w|
|1936 Summer||26||Berlin||Athletics||United States||Final Round||Round One||5T||7.34w|
|1936 Summer||26||Berlin||Athletics||United States||Final Round||Round Two||6||7.41w|
|1936 Summer||26||Berlin||Athletics||United States||Final Round||Round Three||7||7.19w|
|1936 Summer||26||Berlin||Athletics||United States||Qualifying Round||NP||QU|