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Bill Jones

Full name: William Rodger "Bill" Jones
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 192 lbs (87 kg)
Born: September 29, 1928
Died: August 16, 2017 in Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada
Country: CAN Canada
Sport: Shooting

Biography

Bill Jones played football and ran track and field in his youth, but found the most athletic success in sport shooting. A member of the Vancouver Gun Club, he reached the pinnacle of his career when he was selected to represent Canada in trap shooting at the 1960 Summer Olympics, but he was eliminated in the qualifying round. By career he worked in his family’s business (Jones Tent & Awning) and, as a deaf athlete, was involved in charities related to the care and training of guide dogs.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 31 Roma Shooting Men's Trap Canada CAN AC QR

Men's Trap

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit
1960 Summer 31 Roma Shooting Canada CAN Final Standings
1960 Summer 31 Roma Shooting Canada CAN Qualifying Round
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