John Salisbury (athlete)
|Representing Great Britain|
|1956 Melbourne||4 × 400 metres relay|
|1958 Stockholm||400 metres|
|1958 Stockholm||4 × 400 metres relay|
Salisbury competed for Great Britain at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne where he won the bronze medal in the 4 × 400 metres relay with his team mates Peter Higgins, Michael Wheeler and Derek Johnson.
At the 1958 European Athletics Championships in Stockholm, Salisbury won the silver medal after completing the 400 metres in 46.5 seconds, as well as a gold medal in the 4 × 400 metres relay having recorded a time of 3 minutes 7.9 seconds. In the same year he competed at the Commonwealth Games in Cardiff and won silver in the 4 × 440 yards relay with team members Derek Johnson, Edward Sampson, and John Wrighton. They recorded a time of 3 minutes 9.6 seconds.
- "John Edward Salisbury". British Olympic Association. Archived from the original on 2010-02-03. Retrieved 21 January 2010.
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "John Salisbury". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2015-07-01. Retrieved 2015-06-27.
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