John Graham (hurdler)

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John Graham (born November 20, 1965 in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan) is a retired track and field athlete from Canada, who competed in the 400 metres and in the hurdling events. John Was University of Calgary's Athlete of the Year in 1985 winning the 300m and 600m, 4x200m and 4x400m races at Canada West and the National Collegiate Championships. In 1989, he won those same events again claiming the Canadian athlete of the meet for the second time. He represented his Canada on the national team from 1985-1991 and the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. John won three bronze medals in the Commonwealth games in 1986 and 1990. Along the way, John captured 11 National Championships and set numerous national records both indoor and outdoors.

John was also a member of the 1988 Canadian Olympic bobsleigh team and again four years later, he was a member of the Canadian bobsledding team at the 1992 Winter Olympics. John was the Brakeman for Canada 1 which won the 1990 World Cup 4-man bobsleigh Championship. Canada 1 set several push records and won 3 national titles over John's 4 years with Chris Lori as driver.

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