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William Hill

Full name: William Arthur Hill
Gender: Male
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: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Biography

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).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
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

Men's 100 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T MB
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

Men's 200 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T MB
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

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T MB
1920 Summer 23 Antwerpen Athletics Great Britain GBR Final 4 43.0est 2 m. bh3
1920 Summer 23 Antwerpen Athletics Great Britain GBR Round One Heat Two 2 QU 43.3est 3 m. bh1
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