John Davies had four separate and equally successful careers in sport and in each he forged an international reputation.

He won the bronze medal behind Peter Snell in the 1964 Tokyo Olympic 1500m and, in addition, won an Empire Games silver medal in the mile at Perth in 1962, again behind Snell. Though Snell beat him on both those important occasions, Davies scored more wins over Snell than did anyone else. Through 1963 Davies outraced Snell, beating him several times in succession.

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John's Games History