Arthur Leon Burns (born July 19, 1954) is an American retired discus thrower. He finished in fifth place (64.98 metres) at the 1984 Summer Olympics, just behind his medal winning compatriots Mac Wilkins (silver) and John Powell (bronze).


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
1983 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 8th 63.22 m
1984 Olympic Games Los Angeles, United States 5th 64.98 m