Jeff Bannister

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Jeff Bannister
Jeff Bannister 1972.jpg
Bannister at the 1972 Olympic Trials
Personal information
Born (1945-08-30) August 30, 1945 (age 73)
Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.
Height191 cm (6 ft 3 in)
Weight93 kg (205 lb)
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)Decathlon
ClubUniversity of New Hampshire
Decathlon Club of America
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)100 m – 10.4 (1970)
400 m – 46.8 (1972)
1500 m – 4:10.4 (1972)
110 mH – 14.4 (1970)
HJ – 1.98 m (1972)
LJ – 7.35 m (1972)[1]

Jeffrey Granville Bannister (born August 30, 1945) is a retired American decathlete. In 1979 he won the U.S. Olympic Trials and placed 21st at the 1972 Summer Olympics.

Bannister played basketball as a forward at University of New Hampshire. In 1966 he won the AAU pentathlon title; in the decathlon he finished third in 1969 and second in 1972.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Jeff Bannister. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Jeff Bannister. trackfield.brinkster.net