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Billy Brown

Full name: William Tennant "Billy" Brown
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2.5 (190 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: August 3, 1918 in Baker, Louisiana, United States
Died: December 29, 2002 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
Affiliations: Baker High School, Baker (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Still a high school student when he competed at the 1936 Olympics, Billy Brown eventually won six AAU triple jump titles (1936-37, 1940-43). He was also AAU long jump champion from 1940-42, and won the NCAA long jump in 1941, competing for LSU. After graduating from LSU, he served in the Navy. Brown later joined Kaiser Aluminum and retired as a vice-president of that company in 1983. He was the founding chairman of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry. He was inducted into a number of Halls of Fame: LSU Athletics, National High School Sports, Louisiana Sports, Louisiana High School Athletic Association, and the Lousiana Senior Sports.

Personal Bests: 100y – 9.5 (1940); 220y – 20.6s (1941); LJ – 7.74 (25-4¾) (1939); TJ – 15.53 (50-11½) (1941).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 17 Berlin Athletics Men's Triple Jump United States USA 17

Men's Triple Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1936 Summer 17 Berlin Athletics United States Final Round 17 14.36
1936 Summer 17 Berlin Athletics United States Final Round 14 14.20
1936 Summer 17 Berlin Athletics United States Final Round 18 14.08
1936 Summer 17 Berlin Athletics United States Final Round 17 14.36
1936 Summer 17 Berlin Athletics United States Qualifying Round NP QU
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