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William Anderson

Full name: William Davidson Anderson
Gender: Male [unknown], Unknown, Ireland
Died: April 1915 in [unknown], Unknown, France
Affiliations: Bellahouston Harriers, Glasgow (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Irish-born, William Anderson moved to Scotland when only six months old. In addition to winning the Scottish 880 y title in 1905, he placed second in 1904 and third in 1907 and in the 440 y he was the runner-up in 1906-07. In 1905 he won the 880 y in the Scotland vs. Ireland match. He was killed in action while serving as a private with the Canadian contingent.

Personal Bests: 440y – 53.0e (1907); 880y – 1:58.8 (1905).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1906 Summer Athina Athletics Men's 400 metres Great Britain GBR 7
1906 Summer Athina Athletics Men's 800 metres Great Britain GBR 4 h1 r1/2

Men's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1906 Summer Athina Athletics Great Britain Final 7
1906 Summer Athina Athletics Great Britain Repêchage Heat 1 QU 54.8
1906 Summer Athina Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat One 2 QC

Men's 800 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1906 Summer Athina Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat One 4