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Billy Green

Full name: Arthur William "Billy" Green
Gender: Male
Born: July 27, 1904 in Birmingham, West Midlands, Great Britain
Died: August 19, 1981 in Bedworth, Warwickshire, Great Britain
Affiliations: Birchfield Harriers, Birmingham (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Between 1925-35, Billy Green won a record 24 Midland titles: he won the 100y for 11 successive years (1925-35), and 220y 10 times (1925-31, 1933-35), and the 440y three times (1928, 1930-31). Billy Green suffered badly from nerves at the big meetings and only reached the final at the AAA Championship three times. He was a finalist in the 100y in 1929 and 1932, and was runner-up in the 220y in 1929.

Personal Bests: 100y – 10.0 (1927/29); 220y – 21.8 (1932); 400 – 50.0e (1928).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 23 Amsterdam Athletics Men's 400 metres Great Britain GBR 3 h1 r2/4

Men's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1928 Summer 23 Amsterdam Athletics Great Britain Quarter-Finals Heat One 3
1928 Summer 23 Amsterdam Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat Twelve 2 QU