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Bill Albans

Full name: William Everett "Bill" Albans
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2.5 (190 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: December 23, 1925 in Bayonne, New Jersey, United States
Died: January 15, 1990 in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico
Affiliations: Warinanco Athletic Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Bill Albans was a good all-round athlete, who ran for the University of North Carolina (UNC), Occidental College, and the Warinanco AC. He was NCAA champion in the 220 hurdles in 1950. He also had two podium finishes in the AAU decathlon – third in 1949 and second in 1950. While at UNC, Albans led the Tar Heels to the 1949 Southern Conference title with five first-place finishes. At the 1950 NCAA meet he scored more points than any other individual competitor. That year he was world ranked in three events, ranking #2 in the decathlon, #3 in the 110 high hurdles, and #4 in the long jump. Albans was also world ranked #4 in the decathlon in 1952.

Personal Bests: 100 – 10.6 (1950); 110H – 14.4 (1949); HJ – 1.95i (6-5i) (1949); LJ – 7.58 (24-10½) (1950); TJ – 14.92 (48-11½) (1948); Deca – 7,361 (1950).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 22 London Athletics Men's Triple Jump United States USA 10

Men's Triple Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1948 Summer 22 London Athletics United States Final Standings 10 14.330
1948 Summer 22 London Athletics United States Final Round 10 14.330
1948 Summer 22 London Athletics United States Qualifying Round 12 QU 14.550
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