William Hammond (cyclist)

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William Hammond
Personal information
Full name William Robert Hammond
Born (1886-07-02)2 July 1886
Eastbourne, England
Died 13 January 1960(1960-01-13) (aged 73)
Coventry, England
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider

William Robert "Bill" Hammond (2 July 1886 – 13 January 1960) was a British road racing cyclist who competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics.

He was born in Eastbourne, Sussex England,[1][2] and was part of the team which won the silver medal in the Team road race. In the individual road race he finished 22nd.[3]

Hammond was the son of David Hammond, a painter, and Emily, a laundress. At 15, he was a compass maker in Bexleyheath, Kent.[1]


  1. ^ a b 1901 Census - 22 Broadway, Bexleyheath, Kent
  2. ^ England & Wales Birth Indexes, Jul-Sep Quarter 1886, William Robert Hammond, Eastbourne Registration District, Volume 2b Page 81
  3. ^ "William Hammond Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2013-05-11. 

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