Bill Farley

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Bill Farley
Personal information
Full name William Winfield Farley
Nickname(s) "Bill"
National team United States
Born (1944-11-10) November 10, 1944 (age 72)
Fort Devens, Massachusetts
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 176 lb (80 kg)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle
Club Los Angeles Athletic Club
College team University of Michigan

William Winfield Farley (born November 10, 1944) is an American swimming coach and former competition swimmer.

Farley represented the United States at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.[1] He advanced to the event final of the men's 1,500-meter freestyle, and finished fourth overall with a time of 17:18.2.[1][2]

Farley attended the University of Michigan, and swam for the Michigan Wolverines swimming and diving team in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) competition from 1963 to 1965. He was a ten-time All-American as a college swimmer.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Bill Farley. Retrieved October 25, 2012.
  2. ^, Olympic Sports, Swimming at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games, Men's 1500 metres Freestyle Final. Retrieved October 25, 2012.
  3. ^, Men's Swimming & Diving, Coaching Staff, Bill Farley. Retrieved October 25, 2012.

External links[edit]

  • Bill Farley – Coach profile at
  • Bill Farley – Olympic athlete profile at