Bill Woolsey

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameWilliam Tripp "Bill"•Woolsey
Used nameBill•Woolsey
Born13 September 1934 in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi (USA)
Died25 June 2022 in ?, California (USA)
Measurements183 cm / 84 kg
AffiliationsIndiana Hoosiers, Bloomington (USA)
NOC United States

Biography

Bill Woolsey was a finalist in the 100 m freestyle in the 1956 Olympics. While at Indiana University he was twice an NCAA champion and he won four AAU titles. At the 1959 Pan American Games he won bronze in the 100 m freestyle.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1952 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) USA Bill Woolsey
1,500 metres Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 13
4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men (Olympic) United States 1 Gold
1956 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) USA Bill Woolsey
100 metres Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 6
400 metres Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 10
4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men (Olympic) United States 2 Silver

Special Notes