Full name: John Leonard Murphy
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: March 23, 1895 in Portland, Oregon, United States
Died: August 17, 1972 in Midland, Michigan, United States
Affiliations: Multnomah AC, Portland (USA)
Country: United States
John Murphy won the high jump at the 1921-22 NCAA and the 1919-20 AAU Meets. He was also runner-up in the high jump at the 1921 AAU, and finished sixth in the 1925 high hurdles. His victory at the 1920 AAU put him on the Olympic team as it also doubled as the US Olympic Trials. Murphy competed for Notre Dame and the Multnomah AC. Murphy later worked as a rural letter carrier.
Personal Best: HJ â 1.957 (1922).
|1920 Summer||25||Antwerpen||Athletics||Men's High Jump||United States||USA||5|
|1920 Summer||25||Antwerpen||Athletics||United States||Final Standings||5||1.850|
|1920 Summer||25||Antwerpen||Athletics||United States||Final Round||5||1.850|
|1920 Summer||25||Antwerpen||Athletics||United States||Final Round||Jump-Off for 4/5||2||1.89|
|1920 Summer||25||Antwerpen||Athletics||United States||Qualifying Round||NP||QU||1.80|