Bill Harris (swimmer)

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Bill Harris
Personal information
Full name William White Harris, Jr.
Nickname(s) "Bill"
National team  United States
Born (1897-10-26)October 26, 1897
Honolulu, Hawaii
Died March 7, 1961(1961-03-07) (aged 63)
Honolulu, Hawaii
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle
Club Outrigger Canoe Club

William White Harris, Jr. (October 26, 1897 – March 7, 1961) was an American competition swimmer who represented the United States at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, Belgium.[1] Harris competed in the men's 100-meter freestyle, advanced to the final, and received the bronze medal for his third-place finish in 1:03.0.[1][2] He also swam in the men's 400-meter freestyle; he advanced to the event semifinal and posted a time of 5:36.0.[1][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Bill Harris. Retrieved November 30, 2012.
  2. ^ Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Swimming at the 1920 Antwerpen Summer Games, Men's 100 metres Freestyle Final. Retrieved November 30, 2012.
  3. ^ Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Swimming at the 1920 Antwerpen Summer Games, Men's 400 metres Freestyle. Retrieved November 30, 2012.

External links[edit]

  • Bill Harris – Olympic athlete profile at Sports-Reference.com