Name: John Nunn
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): 50K Race Walk
Height: 6-2
Weight: 172
DOB: 2/3/1978
Birthplace: Durango, Colo.
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
High School: Harrison High School (Evansville, Ind.) ‘96
College: University of Wisconsin – Parkside ’97; Palomar College ’14, Business
Team/Club: U.S. Army
Coach(es): Enrique Pena
Olympic Experience
  • Three-time Olympian (2004, 2012, 2016)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, 43rd (50K)
  • London 2012 Olympic Games, 43rd (50K)
  • Athens 2004 Olympic Games, 26th (20K)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2015 – 37th (50K)
  • Years of participation: Outdoor – 2013, 2015 (50K)
  • Top finish: 37th (50K) – 2015
Other Career Highlights
  • 2015 Pan American Games, DNF
  • 2011 Pan American Games, 8th
  • 2007 Pan American Games, 3rd
Personal: Son of Leslie and Jeanette Nunn...Has one brother, Charles, and three sisters, Laura, Sarah and Susannah...Has one daughter, Ella...Owns and operates a gourmet cookie business, Ella’s Cookies, with his daughter...Participated in cross-country and race walking in college...Speaks Spanish....Interests include cooking and surfing.