Full name: William Arthur Hill
Born: October 31, 1896 in Bromley, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: 1958 in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, Great Britain
Affiliations: Surrey AC, Kingston-upon-Thames (GBR)
Country: Great Britain
After war service in France and the Middle East as a lieutenant in the Royal Field Artillery, he won both sprints at the AAAs. He was again a finalist at 100 y 1920-22 and 220 y 1920-21. He was also a member of the Surrey AC team that won the AAA medley relay in 1922 and 1923. After some fine early seasons performances he was expected to do well at the 1920 Olympics but was eliminated in the semis of the 100 and quarters of the 200. He played association football for [Bromley FC] and for Crystal Palace in the London Combination.
Personal Bests: 100y – 9.9 (1919); 100 – 10.9 (1920); 200 – 21.9 (1919); 440y – 52.2 (1919).
|1920 Summer||23||Antwerpen||Athletics||Men's 100 metres||Great Britain||GBR||5 h2 r3/4|
|1920 Summer||23||Antwerpen||Athletics||Men's 200 metres||Great Britain||GBR||3 h5 r2/4|
|1920 Summer||23||Antwerpen||Athletics||Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay||Great Britain||GBR||4|
|1920 Summer||23||Antwerpen||Athletics||Great Britain||Semi-Finals||Heat Two||5||11.3est||inches bh4|
|1920 Summer||23||Antwerpen||Athletics||Great Britain||Quarter-Finals||Heat Two||1||QU||11.0|
|1920 Summer||23||Antwerpen||Athletics||Great Britain||Round One||Heat One||1||QU||11.0|
|1920 Summer||23||Antwerpen||Athletics||Great Britain||Quarter-Finals||Heat Five||3||23.3est||1½ m. bh2|
|1920 Summer||23||Antwerpen||Athletics||Great Britain||Round One||Heat Three||2||QU||23.8est||3 m. bh1|