Gardner Williams

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Gardner Boyd Williams (April 16, 1877 – December 14, 1933) was an American freestyle swimmer. He competed at the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens.

Williams competed in the 100 metre freestyle event. His time and place are unknown, though he did not finish in the top two. He also entered the 1200 metre freestyle competition, not placing in the top three of that event.

He is rumored to have jumped in the water after spending all of his money on training and travel to quickly exit the water and exclaim, "I'm freezing."

He was born in Massachusetts.

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