jack lovelock

Personal details

Full Name:

  • John Edward Lovelock


  • 5 Jan 191028 Dec 1949

One of our greatest athletes, Berlin Olympic gold medallist Jack Lovelock led a remarkably full life before his tragic death in 1949, just a few days shy of his 40th birthday.

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Events In History

  • A cutting from the New York Sun newspaper, showing Jack Lovelock just after he had broken the world mile record in 1933