Full name: Earl M. Jones
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: July 17, 1964 in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: Santa Monica Track Club, Santa Monica (USA)
Country: United States
Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)
Earl Jones was an unknown beginning the 1984 Olympic year, but he won the US Olympic Trials in an American record of 1:43.74 and then went on to win bronze at the Olympics. He ran for Eastern Michigan University, and later won the 1985 NCAA title in the 800, after placing second in 1984. Jones finished third at the TAC Meet in 1985 and fifth in 1986, but that was the end of a short athletics career. He was in the world top 10 for three years from 1984-86, ranking #3 in 1984.
Personal Best: 800 â 1:43.62 (1986).
|1984 Summer||20||Los Angeles||Athletics||Men's 800 metres||United States||USA||3||Bronze|
|1984 Summer||20||Los Angeles||Athletics||United States||Final||3||1:43.83||1|
|1984 Summer||20||Los Angeles||Athletics||United States||Semi-Finals||Heat One||3||QU||1:44.51||8|
|1984 Summer||20||Los Angeles||Athletics||United States||Quarter-Finals||Heat Four||1||QU||1:45.44||7|
|1984 Summer||20||Los Angeles||Athletics||United States||Round One||Heat Four||1||QU||1:47.75||6|