|Full name||Jack Lloyd Yerman|
February 5, 1939 (age 79)|
He won the 1960 U.S. Olympic Trials 400 m at Stanford with a time of 46.3, but at the Olympics itself, he only reached the semifinals. Jack Yerman won a gold medal as the lead-off runner with the American 4×400 m relay team and set a new world record of 3:02.2.
Yerman currently lives in Paradise, California. He is a retired high school teacher and father of four.
"Your Time Will Come: Jack Yerman and His Incredible Journey to the 1960 Olympics" is a book that relates his story from birth through winning the Gold Medal. See bhyerman.wix.com/books.
- Mile Relay
- 1600 Meter Relay
- Two Mile Relay
- Distance Medley Relay
- Indoor 400 Meter short track
- 660 yard sprint (unofficial)
- Olympic Gold Medal – 1600 meter relay 1960
- Rose Bowl 1960
- Pan American Games
- (only Jack Yerman and Bob Mathias have accomplished all three of the above)
- First US-USSR dual meet, 1958
- Two Time Donkey Derby Champion
- "United States – 1960 Summer Olympic Medals". databaseolympics.com. Archived from the original on 30 December 2008. Retrieved 19 August 2009.
- "Jack Yerman Biography and Statistics". Sports Reference.com. Archived from the original on 1 September 2009. Retrieved 19 August 2009.
- "Cal sports hall of fame list". Big C (Sport). Retrieved 19 August 2009.
- Turino Archived 2008-03-04 at the Wayback Machine.
- LDS Church Almanac, 2009 Edition, p. 326