Bill Sharpe (athlete)

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Bill Sharpe
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Birth nameWilliam John Sharpe
BornJanuary 23, 1932 (1932-01-23) (age 86)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.

William John "Bill" Sharpe (born January 23, 1932 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is retired male athlete from the United States, competing in the triple jump. A three-time Olympian he won the gold medal in the men's triple jump event at the 1963 Pan American Games in Brazil.


  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Bill Sharpe". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC.