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William Murray

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameWilliam Andrew•Murray
Used nameWilliam•Murray
Born18 July 1881 in Raheen, Carrigrohane, Cork (IRL)
Died17 October 1942 in Dublin (IRL)
AffiliationsCounty Dublin Harriers, IRL
NOC Great Britain
Nationality Ireland

Biography

William Murray won the Irish AAA 220y from 1908-10. He finished last in his 100m heat at the 1908 Olympics. His brothers, Denis and Jack, also competed in the 1908 Olympics. Murray was second on the 1904 world list for 220 yards with 22.3, run in Glasgow on 13 August.

Personal Bests: 100 – unknown; 220y – 22.3 (1904).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics GBR IRL William Murray
100 metres, Men (Olympic) 4 h8 r1/3
200 metres, Men (Olympic) DNS

Olympic family relations

Errata

Date of death previously listed as 24 March 1925, however it has been determined that this information belongs to the wrong William Murray.