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Bill Green

Full name: William Ernest "Bill" Green
Gender: Male
Height: 6-1 (186 cm)
Weight: 240 lbs (109 kg)
Born: April 28, 1960 in Laurel, Maryland, United States
Affiliations: Stars and Stripes Track Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Bill Green was TAC hammer throw champion in 1986, after finishing second in 1984 and third in 1982. In addition to the 1984 Olympics, Green competed at the 1983 Universiade and the 1987 Pan American Games. Originally silver medalist at the 1987 Pan Ams, he was later disqualified for a doping positive. In 1984 he set two US records with the hammer, throwing 74.72 in Long Beach in May and 76.52 in Walnut, California in July. Green attended Cal State Long Beach, graduating in 1984 with a degree in political science.

Green later worked in insurance brokerage and then was a sales and marketing executive with the Southern California Physicians Exchange, a provider of medical liability insurance. He was a vice-president of that company until 2006, then moved into a similar role with The Doctors Company in Napa, California, and then became director of marketing for the Medical Insurance Exchange of California (MIEC) in Oakland. He was inducted into the Long Beach State Athletic Hall of Fame in 2001.

Personal Best: HT – 77.72 (255-0) (1987).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics Men's Hammer Throw United States USA 5

Men's Hammer Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final Round 5 75.60
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final Round Round One NP foul
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final Round Round Two 4 72.68 72.68
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final Round Round Three 4 74.76 74.76
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final Round Round Four 4 67.70 74.76
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final Round Round Five 5 75.60 75.60
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final Round Round Six NP 72.12
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics United States Qualifying Round 10 QC 71.38
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 5 71.38
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round One 4 71.38
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round Two 5 70.96 71.38
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP 70.80
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