Johannes Coleman

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Johannes Coleman
Johannes Coleman 1938.jpg
Coleman at the 1938 British Empire Games
Personal information
Born5 June 1910[1]
Oudtshoorn, South Africa
Died13 January 1997 (aged 86)
Johannesburg, South Africa
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)Marathon
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)2:30:49 (1938)[1][2]

Johannes Lodewyk Meyer Coleman (5 June 1910 – 13 January 1997) was a South African marathon runner. He won a gold medal at the 1938 British Empire Games, and placed sixth and fourth at the 1936 and 1948 Summer Olympics, respectively. At the 1938 Games he also participated in the 6 mile event, but was disqualified.[1]

External links[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Johannes Coleman. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Johannes Coleman. trackfield.brinkster.net