Lindsay Williams

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameLynn Alfred "Lindsay"•Williams, III
Used nameLindsay•Williams
Born29 June 1939 in Evanston, Illinois (USA)
Measurements189 cm / 93 kg
AffiliationsChicago Yacht Club, Chicago (USA)
NOC United States
Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1


Lynn Williams (crew) and Dick Stearns (helmsman) formed a pairing from the Chicago YC to take the silver medals in the Star class at the 1964 Olympics. They started slowly in the first two races, placing only seventh and eighth, but finished strongly to win the silver. Williams had previously won titles at the 1962 Worlds and the 1960 North Americans and Western Hemisphere Championships. Williams was a graduate of the University of Chicago and was an engineer by profession.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1964 Summer Olympics Sailing USA Lindsay Williams
Two Person Keelboat, Open (Olympic) Dick Stearns 2 Silver

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