Barry John

Great Britain

Rugby

B: January 6, 1945

Member of the International Rugby Hall of Fame

John had a short international career, with 25 caps for Wales and 5 for the British Lions. He made his international debut against Australia in 1966 and debuted for the British Lions against South Africa in 1968. In 1971, he scored a record 188 points in a tour of Australia and New Zealand. He earned the nickname "King John" and shocked Welsh fans when he retired from the game in March of 1972 at age 27, citing the pressure of fame. John was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1997.

SUPERSTARS RECORD

EVENT

PLACE

POINTS

MONEY

EVENT WINS
1973 British Final

2

32

£2,500

100 Meter Dash, Tennis, Soccer Penalties
TOTALS  

32

£2,500

3


PERSONAL BESTS
Golf - 3 holes

15

1973 British Final
Points Scored

32

1973 British Final


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