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Billy Hardin

Full name: William Foster "Billy" Hardin
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: January 13, 1942 in Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
Affiliations: LSU Tigers, Baton Rouge (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Son of Glenn Hardin.


Billy Hardin was a 400 hurdler who was the son of the 1936 gold medalist in that event, Glenn Hardin. The younger Hardin was quite talented himself, winning the AAU and NCAA titles in 1964. As did his father, he competed for LSU, where he won seven Southeast Conference Championships. Hardin was 1960 Louisiana state high school champion in the high hurdles, although he had to hitchhike to the meet after his car broke down. Hardin was inducted into the LSU Athletics Hall of Fame.

Personal Bests: 100y – 9.7 (1961); 120yH – 13.9 (1964); 400H – 49.8 (1964).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Athletics Men's 400 metres Hurdles United States USA 6 h2 r2/3

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat Two 6 50.9 50,90
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Athletics United States Round One Heat Five 1 QU 51.3 51,37
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