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William Thompson

Full name: William Brown Dickson Thompson
Gender: Male
Born: May 18, 1905 in Kemptville, Ontario, Canada
Died: April 3, 1994 in Nepean, Ontario, Canada
Affiliations: McGill University / Ski Club Of Great Britain, GBR
Country: CAN Canada
Sport: Cross Country Skiing, Nordic Combined

Biography

William Thompson graduated from McGill University in 1928 with a bachelor of science and arts. In 1924-26 he won three consecutive intercollegiate cross-country ski championships. For two years, he was captain of the Redmen, McGill’s athletic team. In the 10-mile cross-country race of the 1927 Canadian Championships, he finished second and was the first Canadian to finish. In 1928, he was one of the founders of the McGill Redbirds Ski Club. The club was instrumental in the promotion of skiing in Quebec. Thompson served for four years as the club’s president. In 1934, he was appointed president of the Canadian Ski Association. Later, he became president of the Royal Montreal Golf Club.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Winter 22 Sankt Moritz Cross Country Skiing Men's 18 kilometres Canada CAN 38
1928 Winter 22 Sankt Moritz Nordic Combined Men's Individual Canada CAN AC DNF

Men's 18 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1928 Winter 22 Sankt Moritz Cross Country Skiing Canada Final Standings 38 2-12:24

Men's Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T PTS
1928 Winter 22 Sankt Moritz Nordic Combined Canada Final Standings AC DNF
1928 Winter 22 Sankt Moritz Nordic Combined Canada Cross Country Skiing, 18 kilometres 27 2-12:24 2.375
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