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Willie Walters

Full name: William John "Willie" Walters
Gender: Male
Height: 6'1" (186 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: July 31, 1907 in Wakkerstroom, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Died: July 15, 1994 in Scottburgh, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Country: RSA South Africa
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Willie Walters had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1930 British Empire Games 440 yards, 3rd in the 1930 British Empire Games 220 yards, 3rd in the 1930 British Empire Games 4×110 yards Relay (with Willie Legg and the non-Olympians Howard Davies and Werner Gerhardt), 3rd in the 1930 British Empire Games 4×440 yards Relay (with Willie Legg and the non-Olympians John Chandler and Werner Gerhardt).

Personal Bests: 200 – 21.5y (1929); 400 – 47.8 (1932).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics Men's 200 metres South Africa RSA 6
1932 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics Men's 400 metres South Africa RSA 4

Men's 200 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) L T(A)
1932 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics South Africa Final 6 21.9 5
1932 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics South Africa Semi-Finals Heat Two 2 QU 21.7
1932 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics South Africa Quarter-Finals Heat One 2 QU 21.5
1932 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics South Africa Round One Heat Two 1 QU 21.9 21.83

Men's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) L
1932 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics South Africa Final 4 48.2 1
1932 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics South Africa Semi-Finals Heat Two 2 QU 48.2
1932 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics South Africa Quarter-Finals Heat One 2 QU 48.5
1932 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics South Africa Round One Heat Five 3 QU 49,8