John Winter biography

John Winter

Olympic athlete

1924 – 2007

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Who was John Winter?

John Arthur "Jack" Winter was an Australian high jumper who won that event at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London with a jump of 1.98 metres.

A 23-year-old bank teller, Winter won Australia's first, and to this day only Olympic high jump gold medal.

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Born
Dec 3, 1924
Perth
Nationality
  • Australia
Education
  • Scotch College, Perth
Died
Dec 5, 2007
Perth

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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