Bill Miller (pole vault)

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Bill Miller
Bill Miller (pole vault) 1932.jpg
Bill Miller at the 1932 Olympics
Personal information
Born November 1, 1912
Dodge City, Kansas, United States
Died November 13, 2008 (aged 96)
Paradise Valley, Arizona, United States
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 70 kg (150 lb)
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Pole vault
Club Stanford Cardina
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 4.31 m (1932)[1][2]

William Waring "Bill" Miller (November 1, 1912 – November 13, 2008) was an American pole vaulter who won a gold medal at the 1932 Summer Olympics. At the U.S. Olympic trials he finished second (4.30 m) behind Bill Graber, who set a new world record at 4.37 m. Graber failed to clear 4.25 m at the Olympics, while Miller set his all-time personal best at 4.31 m and won, in a close competition with Shuhei Nishida.[1][3]


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  2. ^ William Miller.
  3. ^ Athletics at the 1932 Los Angeles Summer Games: Men's Pole Vault.