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Earl Jones

Full name: Earl M. Jones
Gender: Male
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: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

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 – 1:43.62 (1986).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Athletics Men's 800 metres United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's 800 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
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
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