William Cox (athlete)

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A young man dressed in a white singlet with the letter 'R' on the front
William Cox in Rochester, New York, 1922
Olympic medal record
Men’s athletics
Competitor for the  United States
Bronze medal – third place 1924 Paris 3000 metre team

William John Cox (July 12, 1904 - June 3, 1996) was an American athlete who competed mainly in the distance events.

He competed for the United States in the 1924 Summer Olympics held in Paris, France in the 3000 metre team where he won the bronze medal with his team mates Edward Kirby and Willard Tibbetts.