John Farrington (athlete)

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John Allan Farrington (born 2 July 1942) is a former long-distance runner from Australia, who represented his native country in the men's marathon at the 1968 Summer Olympics. There he finished in 43rd position, clocking 2:50:16.8. He came fifth in the same event at the 1974 Commonwealth Games. Farrington claimed four national titles in the marathon (1969, 1970, 1974, and 1975).


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Australia
1972 Košice Peace Marathon Košice, Czechoslovakia 1st Marathon 2:17:34