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William Johnson

Full name: William Byron Johnson
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (179 cm)
Born: January 19, 1901 in Brownwood, Texas, United States
Died: May 27, 1928 in Flushing, New York, United States
Affiliations: Columbia Lions, New York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Wrestling

Biography

William Johnson attended Columbia University, where he captained the wrestling team and played on the football team. Johnson graduated in 1922 and made the US Olympic wrestling team in 1924. He worked in the railway supply business for Ross F. Hayes in Manhattan. When only 27-years-old, Johnson became ill and died less than a month later.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 23 Paris Wrestling Men's Welterweight, Freestyle United States USA 4

Men's Welterweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1924 Summer 23 Paris Wrestling United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #4 2 1924-07-12 Gehri (SUI) decision, Johnson (USA)
1924 Summer 23 Paris Wrestling United States USA Round One Match #8 AC 1924-07-11 Johnson (USA)
1924 Summer 23 Paris Wrestling United States USA 3rd-Place Final Round Match #1 2 1924-07-14 Müller (SUI) decision, Johnson (USA)
1924 Summer 23 Paris Wrestling United States USA 3rd-Place Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1924-07-14 Johnson (USA) decision, Davis (GBR)
1924 Summer 23 Paris Wrestling United States USA 3rd-Place Quarter-Finals Match #1 AC 1924-07-14 Johnson (USA)
1924 Summer 23 Paris Wrestling United States USA 2nd-Place Final Round Match #1 2 1924-07-14 Leino (FIN) decision, Johnson (USA)
1924 Summer 23 Paris Wrestling United States USA 2nd-Place Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1924-07-14 Johnson (USA) fall, Fichu (FRA)
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