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John Murphy

Full name: John Leonard Murphy
Gender: Male
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: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

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 – 1.957 (1922).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 25 Antwerpen Athletics Men's High Jump United States USA 5

Men's High Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank H
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
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