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John Brooks

Full name: John William Brooks
Gender: Male
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: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

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. Brooks’ 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 – 7.76 (25-5½) (1935).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 26 Berlin Athletics Men's Long Jump United States USA 7

Men's Long Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
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
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