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Bill Forrester

Full name: William Ronald "Bill" Forrester, Jr.
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 174 lbs (79 kg)
Born: December 18, 1957 in Darby, Pennsylvania, United States
Affiliations: Randy Reese Swim Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)


At the 1975 World Championships, Bill Forrester won the gold medal in the 200m butterfly and the bronze in the 100m. He bettered that performance at the 1978 World Championships, winning golds in the 200 freestyle and on the 4x200 freestyle relay, adding a bronze in the 400m free. Forrester also won the AAU 200m butterfly in 1976. He graduated from Auburn in 1980 and later became a swim coach, founding the Georgia Coastal Aquatic Team in 1994.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 18 Montréal Swimming Men's 200 metres Butterfly United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's 200 metres Butterfly

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1976 Summer 18 Montréal Swimming United States Final 3 1:59.96
1976 Summer 18 Montréal Swimming United States Round One Heat Four 1 QU 2:01.95
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