Tom Denton

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameWilliam Thomas "Tom"•Denton
Used nameTom•Denton
Born1 February 1911 in Collinsville, Texas (USA)
Died8 March 1946 in Washington, District of Columbia (USA)
AffiliationsUS Naval Academy, Annapolis (USA)
NOC United States


Bill Denton was a midshipman at the U.S. Naval Academy in 1932. In addition to his Olympic silver medal, he won the 1932 National title on the rings. He eventually reached the rank of lieutenant commander in the United States Naval Reserve.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1932 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) USA Tom Denton
Rings, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver