Basil Bennett

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Basil Bennett
Born(1894-11-30)November 30, 1894
DiedAugust 19, 1938(1938-08-19) (aged 43)
Maywood, Illinois, Illinois, United States

Olympic medal record
Men’s athletics
Representing the  United States
Bronze medal – third place 1920 Antwerp Hammer throw

Basil B. Bennett (November 30, 1894 – August 19, 1938) was an American athlete who competed mainly in the hammer throw. He competed for the United States in the 1920 Summer Olympics held in Antwerp, Belgium in the hammer throw where he won the Bronze medal.[1]

He was born in Dudley, Illinois and died in Maywood, Illinois.


  1. ^ "Basil Bennett". Olympedia. Retrieved 21 July 2021.

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