|Competitor for United Kingdom|
|European Cross Country Championships|
Between 1996 and 2007 Brown represented Great Britain, however he changed his allegiance to Canada in October 2007. He is a former European Cross Country champion and three-time Olympian; who placed 4th in two successive Olympic Games whilst representing Great Britain.
Brown participated in the 1996 Atlanta Olympic 10000m where he placed 10th (27:59.74) followed by the marathon at the 2000 Sydney Olympics in that discipline where he placed fourth and also in the 2004 Athens Olympics, where he was again fourth in the marathon. In the former race he missed 3rd place by 7 seconds and in the latter by 15 seconds. He gained Canadian citizenship in 2005, after living in there since 1996; but continued to make himself available for Britain until late 2007.
Jon Brown now lives in Cambridge, New Zealand where he holds the position of New Zealand Triathlon high performance coach.
- All results regarding marathon, unless stated otherwise
|Representing United Kingdom||2000||Olympic Games||Sydney, Australia||4th||2:11:17|
|2004||Olympic Games||Athens, Greece||4th||2:12:26|
- 1500 metres (track) - 3:40.53 (1992 Loughborough)
- 3000 metres (track) - 7:45.41 (1998 Hechtel)
- 5,000 metres (track) - 13:19.03 (1998 Stockholm)
- 10,000 metres (track) - 27:18.14 (1998 Brussels)
- 15km (road) - 42:39 (1994 Tampa)
- Half marathon - 1:01:49 (1997)
- Marathon - 2:09:31 (2005 London)
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