Track and Field
Sport: Track and Field
Discipline: 20-kilometer Race Walk
Birthplace: Durango, Colo.
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
High School: Harrison High School (Evansville, Ind.) ‘96
College: University of Wisconsin – Parkside ’97
- Two-time Olympian (2004, 2012)
- London 2012 Olympic Games, 43rd (50-kilometer race walk)
- Athens 2004 Olympic Games, 26th (20-kilometer race walk)
- 2011 Pan American Games, 8th
- 2007 Pan American Games, 3rd
- 2006 USA Outdoor Championships, 2nd
Son of Leslie and Jeanette Nunn…Has two sisters, Sarah and Susannah…Has one daughter, Ella…Is a U.S. Army Staff Sgt...Owns and operates a gourmet cookie business, Ella’s Cookies, with his daughter…Hobbies include cooking, baking, surfing, bee keeping and reading…Speaks Spanish.
USA Track and Field
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Overcoming The Flu, John Nunn Race Walks His Way To Third Olympic Games
Ken Stone Feb. 21, 2016
Nunn finished first at Olympic trials, beating the rest of the field by almost 20 minutes.
Watch Your Step: Why The Olympic Event Of Race Walk Is No Walk In The Park
Ken Stone Feb. 18, 2016
What is race walking? Learn everything you need to know ahead of the Olympic Trials.
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