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Bill Richardson

Full name: William Hord "Bill" Richardson
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: December 25, 1903 in Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: December 28, 1969 in Los Angeles, California, United States
Affiliations: Stanford Cardinal, Stanford (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Bill Richardson placed second in the 1925 NCAA 880 y for Stanford. He won the 1924 Olympic Trials in the 800 and placed fifth in the final at the Paris Olympics. Richardson was in the US top 10 lists for the 880 yards from 1924-26, ranking sixth in 1926.

Personal Best: 880y – 1:53.1 (1926).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 20 Paris Athletics Men's 800 metres United States USA 5

Men's 800 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1924 Summer 20 Paris Athletics United States Final 5 1:53.8
1924 Summer 20 Paris Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat One 2 QU 1:55.0
1924 Summer 20 Paris Athletics United States Round One Heat One 2 QU 1:59.6
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