John Bennett (athlete)

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Olympic medal record
Men's Athletics
Competitor for  United States
Silver 1956 Melbourne Long jump

John Dale Bennett (born November 14, 1930) was an American athlete who competed mainly in the Long Jump.

He competed for the United States in the 1956 Summer Olympics held in Melbourne, Australia in the Long Jump where he won the silver medal. Bennett attended Marquette University and won two NCAA titles while competing for the school's track and field team.[1]


  1. ^ "Monumental Moments: The Marquette Summer Olympics Story". Marquette University. Retrieved 24 January 2014.