John Nunn (athlete)
John Nunn winning the 2012 US Olympic Trials 50 km racewalk in Santee, California
February 3, 1978 |
|Height||1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||78 kg (172 lb)|
|Coached by||Enrique Pena|
|Achievements and titles|
|Olympic finals||2004, 2012|
|Updated on 16 May 2015.|
John Hamilton Nunn (born February 3, 1978) is an American race walker. He competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics, finishing in 26th place in the men's 20 km event. On January 22, 2012, he qualified to represent the U.S. in the 2012 Summer Olympics in the 50km racewalk. In the Olympics, Nunn finished in 42nd place in a personal best time of 4:03:28.
Nunn is a soldier in the United States Army and a member of its World Class Athlete Program.
An experienced professional baker, Nunn used a portion of his profits to bring his daughter Ella with him to the Olympics in London.
|20 km||1:22:31 hrs||Birštonas||8 May 2004|
|50 km||4:03:28 hrs||London||15 Jun 2008|
|20,000 m||1:25:15.9 hrs||Palo Alto, California||20 Jun 2003|
- USATF (January 22, 2012) Nunn wins 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Men’s 50 km Race Walk.
- IAAF (11 August 2012) 50 Kilometres Race Walk.
- John Nunn. sports-reference.com
- Deseret News (28 June 2012). "Mormons in the 2012 Olympics".
- Kevin Baxter (July 9, 2012) "Olympics: John Nunn is one tough cookie who walks the walk". latimes.
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