Mobile Site You Are Here >  >  > Bill Holland

Bill Holland

Full name: William Joseph "Bill" Holland
Gender: Male
Born: March 8, 1874 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: November 20, 1930 in Malden, Massachusetts, United States
Affiliations: Georgetown Hoyas, Washington (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

The 1900 Olympic 400m final was reduced to three runners after the U.S. runners, Dixon Boardman, Fred Moloney and Harry Lee, withdrew on religious grounds because the race was held on a Sunday. The depleted field should not, however, detract from Holland’s second place, as he ran a commendable 49.6 and led the winner, Maxie Long, until the closing stages. After the Olympics, Holland won the IC4A 440y for Georgetown in 1901 and 1902, his winning time of 49.6 in 1902 being the fastest time in the world that year. He was also a talented performer in other events and finished second in the New England All-Around championship in 1897. Holland eventually settled in Massachusetts, where he practiced medicine after his graduation from Georgetown Medical School.

Personal Bests: 200 – 22.7e (1900); 440y – 49.2 (1902).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1900 Summer 26 Paris Athletics Men's 60 metres United States USA 3 h2 r1/2
1900 Summer 26 Paris Athletics Men's 200 metres United States USA 4
1900 Summer 26 Paris Athletics Men's 400 metres United States USA 2 Silver

Men's 60 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1900 Summer 26 Paris Athletics United States Round One Heat Two 3

Men's 200 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank MB T
1900 Summer 26 Paris Athletics United States Final 4 almost =3rd
1900 Summer 26 Paris Athletics United States Round One Heat One 1 QU/OR 24.0

Men's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank MB
1900 Summer 26 Paris Athletics United States Final 2 5 yds bh
1900 Summer 26 Paris Athletics United States Round One Heat Three 2 QU
id: 78,564