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William Rowe

Full name: William John Alfred Rowe
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 134 lbs (61 kg)
Born: May 27, 1913
Died: April 20, 1938 in New York, New York, United States
Affiliations: Rhode Island State University
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

William Rowe won the hammer throw at the 1936 AAU Meet, competing for Rhode Island State. He placed second at the 1936 US Olympic Trials. Rowe became ill in 1937 and died only two years after the Berlin Olympics, from metastatic cancer.

Personal Best: HT – 53.97 (177-1) (1936).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics Men's Hammer Throw United States USA 5

Men's Hammer Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics United States Final Round 5 51.66
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics United States Final Round Round One 4 51.53
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics United States Final Round Round Two 4 51.04
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics United States Final Round Round Three 5 49.29
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics United States Final Round Round Four 5 50.32
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics United States Final Round Round Five 5 51.66
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics United States Final Round Round Six NP foul
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics United States Qualifying Round NP QU
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