Full name: John Walter Downer
Born: November 22, 1881 in Charles Town, West Virginia, United States
Died: January 28, 1977 in Lexington, Virginia, United States
Affiliations: US Army, (USA)
Country: United States
John Downer was a major in the US Army, serving in field artillery, at the time of the 1920 Olympics. He also served as the team captain. In May 1921 Downer represented the US at a meeting of national equestrian officials, to set up rules for the Olympic equestrian program in 1924. Downer was also known as a top polo player but he did not play that sport at the 1920 Olympics.
|1920 Summer||38||Antwerpen||Equestrianism||Men's Jumping, Individual||United States||USA||12|
|1920 Summer||38||Antwerpen||Equestrianism||United States||Dick||Final Standings||12||8.50|