Australian Aths History
John 'Jack' METCALFE (NSW)
Male       b. 3 Feb 1912 d. 16 Jan 1994
Competition   Event Position Result
International Competition
1934 Commonwealth Games  High Jump 4/16 4th 6'2"(1.88m)
  Long Jump 3/19 3rd 22'9"(6.93m)
  Triple Jump 1/13 1st 51'3½"(15.63m)
1936 Olympic Games  High Jump 12/40 =12th 1.85m
  Long Jump Did not compete
  Triple Jump 3/31 Qual 15.20m; Final 3rd 15.50m
1938 Commonwealth Games  High Jump 7/11 7th 5'11¾"(1.82m)
  Long Jump 5/12 5th 23'2¾"(7.08m)
  Triple Jump 1/9 1st 50'10"(15.49m)
  Javelin Throw 3/9 3rd 182'2¼"(55.53m)
 
National Competition
1937-38 Aust. T & F  High Jump 2 (1.87m)
  Triple Jump 1 49'8½"(15.16m)
  Javelin Throw 1 179'11"(54.84m)
1946-47 Aust. T & F  Shot Put 3 40'0"(12.18m)

 

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