John Salisbury (athlete)

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Olympic medal record
Men's Athletics
Competitor for  United Kingdom
Bronze 1956 Melbourne 4 × 400 metres relay

John Edward Salisbury (born 26 January 1934) is a British former athlete who mainly competed in the 400 metres.[1]

Salisbury competed for Great Britain at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne where he won the bronze medal in the 4 × 400 metres relay[1] with his team mates Peter Higgins, Michael Wheeler and Derek Johnson.

At the 1958 European Athletics Championships in Stockholm, Salisbury won the silver medal after completing the 400 metres in 46.5 seconds, as well as a gold medal in the 4 × 400 metres relay having recorded a time of 3 minutes 7.9 seconds.[2] In the same year he competed at the Commonwealth Games in Cardiff and won silver in the 4 × 440 yards relay with team members Derek Johnson, Edward Sampson, and John Wrighton. They recorded a time of 3 minutes 9.6 seconds.[3]

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