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James Nesbitt

Full name: James E. Nesbitt
Gender: Male
Born: September 22, 1913
Died: October 1992
Affiliations: Royal Ulster Constabulary
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics


Between 1935 and 1950, James Nesbitt won the Northern Ireland discus title 12 times and was also the champion in the shot, javelin, and decathlon. At the AAA Championships he finished second in the decathlon in 1937 and the discus in 1946-47.

Personal Bests: DT – 45.64 (149-9) (1948); Dec – 4392 (1937).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 34 London Athletics Men's Discus Throw Great Britain GBR 19 QR

Men's Discus Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1948 Summer 34 London Athletics Great Britain Qualifying Round 19 42.09
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