John Nunn (athlete)
John Nunn winning the 2012 United States Olympic Trials 50K Racewalk in Santee, California
|Born||February 3, 1978|
|Height||1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||78 kg (170 lb)|
|Event(s)||50km Race Walk|
|Coached by||Enrique Pena|
Updated on 6 August 2012.
John Nunn (born February 3, 1978 in Durango, Colorado) is a male race walker from the United States. He competed for the US at the 2004 Summer Olympics, finishing in 26th place in the men's 20 km event. On January 22, 2012, he qualified to represent the U.S. in the 2012 Summer Olympics in the 50km racewalk. In the Olympics, Nunn finished in 43rd place in a personal best time of 4:03:28.
Nunn is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
An experienced professional baker, Nunn is fundraising to bring his daughter Ella with him to the Olympics by selling home baked cookies over the internet.
|2002||IAAF World Race Walking Cup||Turin, Italy||DNF||20 km|
|2003||Pan American Games||Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic||8th||20 km|
|2004||IAAF World Race Walking Cup||Naumburg, Germany||50th||20 km|
|2004||Olympic Games||Athens, Greece||26th||20 km|
|2005||World Championships||Helsinki, Finland||30th||20 km|
|2006||IAAF World Race Walking Cup||La Coruña, Spain||71st||20 km|
|2007||Pan American Games||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil||7th||20 km|
|2008||IAAF World Race Walking Cup||Cheboksary, Chuvashia, Russia||79th||20 km|
|2010||US National Championships||Des Moines, Iowa, United States||1st||20 km|
|2011||US National Championships||Eugene, Oregon, United States||2nd||20 km|
|2012||Olympic Games||London, England||43rd||50 km|
- Deseret News, Jun 28, 2012
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