Jerry Bright

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Jerry Bright
Medal record
Men's Athletics
Representing the  United States
Pan American Games
Gold medal – first place 1967 Winnipeg 4x100 metres relay

Jerry Bright (born July 21, 1947) is an American former sprinter who specialised i the 200-meter dash. He ranked in the top six of that event nationally at the USA Track and Field Championships from 1967 to 1969. He set personal bests of 20.1 seconds for that event in 1968. He also had bests of 9.4 seconds for the 100-yard dash and 10.1 seconds for the 100-meter dash. His sole international medals came at the 1967 Pan American Games, where he was a relay gold medallist with the United States and a silver medallist in the 200 m behind the leading American athlete, John Carlos. Bright was also fourth in the 100 m Pan American final.


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