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Jason John (born 17 October 1971)[1] is a retired English athlete who competed in the sprinting events.[2] He represented Great Britain at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics and won a silver medal in the 4 x 100 metres relay at the 1993 World Championships (he ran in the heats and semis but not the final). He also won a silver medal at the 1996 European Indoor Championships and reached the final at the 1993 World Indoor Championships. In addition, he represented his country at two World Championships, in 1993 and 1995. Born in Birmingham, he attended Handsworth Grammar School,[3] and went on to become an English and P.Eteacher at Anthony Gell School.

Competition recordEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Great Britain and   England
1990 World Junior Championships Plovdiv, Bulgaria 4th 100 m 10.40 (wind: +0.6 m/s)
4th 4 × 100 m relay 39.78
1992 European Indoor Championships Genoa, Italy 7th 60 m 6.69
Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 8th (h) 4 × 100 m relay 39.73
1993 World Indoor Championships Toronto, Canada 5th (sf) 100 m 6.60[4]
14th (h) 200 m 21.25
World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 13th (sf) 100 m 10.34
3rd (sf) 4 × 100 m relay 38.05
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 8th 100 m 10.46
4 × 100 m relay DNF
Commonwealth Games Victoria, Canada 5th (qf) 100 m 10.29
3rd 4 × 100 m relay 39.39
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 20th (qf) 100 m 10.39
1996 European Indoor Championships Stockholm, Sweden 2nd 60 m 6.64

Personal bestsEdit

Outdoor

Indoor

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sports-Reference profile Archived 2015-10-07 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Jason John at IAAF
  3. ^ "Alumni". Handsworth Grammar School. Retrieved 9 August 2017.
  4. ^ Did not finish in the final