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Jon Chaffee

Full name: Jonathan Knowlton "Jon" Chaffee
Gender: Male
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: August 22, 1944 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Affiliations: US Army, (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Biathlon

Related Olympians: Cousin of Suzy Chaffee; Cousin of Rick Chaffee.


Jon Chaffee skiied for Harvard where he also ran cross-country, making All-Ivy in 1965 and 1966 in cross-country. He placed second in the 1968 US biathlon championships, making the Olympic team. In cross-country Chaffee won the 1967 and 1968 Seward’s Mount Marathon races. At the time of his Olympic appearance, he was in the US Army, stationed at Fort Richardson, Alaska. Chaffee is the cousin of US Alpine skiiers Rick and Suzy Chaffee .


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Winter 23 Grenoble Biathlon Men's 20 kilometres United States USA 49

Men's 20 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank AT P ST SR S1P S1T S1R S2P S2T S2R S3P S3T S3R S4P S4T S4R
1968 Winter 23 Grenoble Biathlon United States Final Standings 49 1-34:21.1 11 1-23:21.1 44 3 19:23 43 2 42:19 40 4 1-01:34 48 2 1-25:23 49