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William Nichol

Full name: William Peter Nichol
Gender: Male
Born: 1901 in Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, Great Britain
Affiliations: Highgate Harriers, Highgate (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Runner-up in the AAA 100y in 1923-24, William Nichol also placed third in the 220y in 1924. His second place in the 1923 100y was the finest performance of his career. After clocking 9.9 in the semi-finals, he finished only two feet behind Eric Liddell's new British record of 9.7 in the final. In 1926 he was appointed the first Honorary Secretary on the formation of Nottinghamshire AAA.

Personal Bests: 100y – 9.8e (1923); 100 – 11.0 (1923/24); 220y – 22.1e (1923).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer Paris Athletics Men's 100 metres Great Britain GBR 4 h1 r3/4
1924 Summer Paris Athletics Men's 200 metres Great Britain GBR 5 h1 r3/4
1924 Summer Paris Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Great Britain GBR 2 Silver

Men's 100 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1924 Summer Paris Athletics Great Britain Semi-Finals Heat One 4 11.3
1924 Summer Paris Athletics Great Britain Quarter-Finals Heat Three 2 QU 11.0
1924 Summer Paris Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat Ten 1 QU 11.0

Men's 200 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1924 Summer Paris Athletics Great Britain Semi-Finals Heat One 5 22.4
1924 Summer Paris Athletics Great Britain Quarter-Finals Heat One 2 QU 22.6
1924 Summer Paris Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat Nine 1 QU 22.6

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T L
1924 Summer Paris Athletics Great Britain GBR Final 2 41.2 4
1924 Summer Paris Athletics Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Heat Two 1 QU 41.8
1924 Summer Paris Athletics Great Britain GBR Round One Heat One 1 QU/WR 42.0
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