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Willie Walters

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameWilliam John "Willie"•Walters
Used nameWillie•Walters
Born31 July 1907 in Wakkerstroom (RSA)
Died15 July 1994 in Scottburgh (RSA)
Measurements186 cm / 73 kg
NOC(s) South Africa

Biography

Willie Walters had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1930 British Empire Games 440 yards, 3rd in the 1930 British Empire Games 220 yards, 3rd in the 1930 British Empire Games 4×110 yards Relay (with Willie Legg and the non-Olympians Howard Davies and Werner Gerhardt), 3rd in the 1930 British Empire Games 4×440 yards Relay (with Willie Legg and the non-Olympians John Chandler and Werner Gerhardt).

Personal Bests: 200 – 21.5y (1929); 400 – 47.8 (1932).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1932 Summer Olympics Athletics 200 metres, Men Olympic 6 Representing South Africa    
  400 metres, Men Olympic 4

Olympic Records

Records may have been broken subsequently during the same competition.
Games Date Sport Event Phase Mark Pos
1932 Summer Olympics 2 August 1932 Athletics 200 metres, Men Round One, Heat Two 21.83 WR 1

Special Notes