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John Crist

Full name: John Harrison Crist
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 185 lbs (84 kg)
Born: August 28, 1954 in Portsmouth, Virginia, United States
Affiliations: Athletics West, Eugene (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

John Crist was TAC decathlon champion in 1981-82 and 1984, with the 1984 meet doubling as the US Olympic Trials, and finished second at the TAC Meet in 1979 and 1983. He won the Florida Relays in 1980, and competed in five dual meets against the Soviet Union. He competed for the US at the 1983 World Championships, but did not finish, and the 1984 Olympics, placing sixth. Crist attended the University of Alabama, winning the 1976 Southeastern Conference title, and later competed for Athletics West.

Crist spent some time as a graduate assistant coach at North Carolina State University, but eventually returned to California when he bought Memories swingdance club in Anaheim. In 2001 Crist moved the club to Whittier, California, where it prospered. Crist also worked for a time as a stockbroker, and served briefly as the food and restaurant editor of the Los Angeles Times.

Personal Bests: 400 – 48.31 (1982); 1,500 – 4:10.5 (1976); 110H – 14.74 (1980); HJ – 2.14 (7-0¼) (1979); PV – 4.20 (13-9½) (1981); LJ – 7.26 (23-10) (1980); JT – 65.68 (215-6) (1982); Decathlon – 8,121 (1984).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Athletics Men's Decathlon United States USA 6

Men's Decathlon

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank P(1977AT) P(1985AT) T D H C/F/P
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final Standings 6 8.130 8.115
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Athletics United States 100 metres 16 726 789 11.33
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Athletics United States 100 metres Heat Three 5 726 789 11.33
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Athletics United States Long jump 14 816 809 6.98w
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Athletics United States Long jump Round One NP 6.74
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Athletics United States Long jump Round Two NP 6.98w
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Athletics United States Long jump Round Three NP 6.86w
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Athletics United States Shot put 8 731 731 14.05
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Athletics United States Shot put Round One NP 13.66
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Athletics United States Shot put Round Two NP 13.80
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Athletics United States Shot put Round Three NP 14.05
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Athletics United States High jump 3T 909 859 2.06
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Athletics United States High jump 1.88 metres NP o
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Athletics United States High jump 1.91 metres NP xxo
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Athletics United States High jump 1.94 metres NP o
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Athletics United States High jump 1.97 metres NP xo
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Athletics United States High jump 2.00 metres NP xxo
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Athletics United States High jump 2.03 metres NP o
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Athletics United States High jump 2.06 metres NP xxo
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Athletics United States High jump 2.09 metres NP xxx
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Athletics United States 400 metres 7 877 887 48.45
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Athletics United States 400 metres Heat Three 1 877 887 48.45
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Athletics United States 110 metre hurdles 10T 847 848 15.01
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Athletics United States 110 metre hurdles Heat Three 5 847 848 15.01
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Athletics United States Discus throw 8 803 791 46.18
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Athletics United States Discus throw Round One NP 44.06
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Athletics United States Discus throw Round Two NP 46.18
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Athletics United States Discus throw Round Three NP 44.94
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Athletics United States Pole vault 5T 1.005 849 4.80
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Athletics United States Pole vault 4.30 metres NP o
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Athletics United States Pole vault 4.40 metres NP o
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Athletics United States Pole vault 4.50 metres NP xo
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Athletics United States Pole vault 4.60 metres NP o
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Athletics United States Pole vault 4.70 metres NP o
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Athletics United States Pole vault 4.80 metres NP xo
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Athletics United States Pole vault 4.90 metres NP xxx
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Athletics United States Javelin throw 11 784 766 61.88
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Athletics United States Javelin throw Round One NP foul
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Athletics United States Javelin throw Round Two NP 61.88
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Athletics United States Javelin throw Round Three NP 58.88
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Athletics United States 1,500 metres 4 632 786 4:23.78
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Athletics United States 1,500 metres Heat Two 4 632 786 4:23.78
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