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Bill Carr

Full name: William John "Bill" Carr
Gender: Male
Born: June 17, 1876 in Gortnagrace, Donegal, Ireland
Died: March 25, 1942 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Affiliations: Vesper Boat Club, Philadelphia (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


Bill Carr was a member of the Vesper Boat Club. His only national title came in 1900 with the eight-oared crew, which then went to Paris for the Olympics. Born in County Donegal, Ireland to Robert Edmund McIlcar and Jane Doran, he came to the United States in the 1890s where he worked initially as a carpenter, and later as a building inspector in Philadelphia.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1900 Summer 23 Paris Rowing Men's Coxed Eights Vesper Boat Club USA 1 Gold

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1900 Summer 23 Paris Rowing Vesper Boat Club USA Final Round 6:07.8
1900 Summer 23 Paris Rowing Vesper Boat Club USA Round One Heat Two 5:15.4
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