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Bill D'Amico

Full name: William John "Bill" D'Amico
Gender: Male
Born: October 3, 1910 in Utica, New York, United States
Died: October 30, 1984 in Lake Placid, New York, United States
Affiliations: Lake Placid Sno-Birds, Lake Placid (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Bobsleigh

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Bill D'Amico was one of the Lake Placid areas best athletes. He skiied, speed skated, played football and was a one-handicap golfer. But he was best known as a sledder. D'Amico is one of only three Americans (Stan Benham, Jim Atkinson) to have slid on two non-Olympic world championship teams, this coming in 1949 and 1950. In addition, he was on the winning teams at the 1941 AAU 4-man event and the 1942 North American 2-man championship. D'Amico was a veteran of World War II, and operated the Northwoods Inn in Lake Placid, and later the Chicken Coop Restaurant.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Winter 37 Sankt Moritz Bobsleigh Men's Four United States-2 USA 1 Gold

Men's Four

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit
1948 Winter 37 Sankt Moritz Bobsleigh United States-2 USA Final Standings
1948 Winter 37 Sankt Moritz Bobsleigh United States-2 USA Run 1
1948 Winter 37 Sankt Moritz Bobsleigh United States-2 USA Run 2
1948 Winter 37 Sankt Moritz Bobsleigh United States-2 USA Run 3
1948 Winter 37 Sankt Moritz Bobsleigh United States-2 USA Run 4
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