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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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