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Bill Green

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameWilliam Ernest "Bill"•Green
Used nameBill•Green
Born28 April 1960 in Laurel, Maryland (USA)
Measurements186 cm / 109 kg
AffiliationsStars and Stripes Track Club
NOC United States


Bill Green was TAC hammer throw champion in 1986, after finishing second in 1984 and third in 1982. In addition to the 1984 Olympics, Green competed at the 1983 Universiade and the 1987 Pan American Games. Originally silver medalist at the 1987 Pan Ams, he was later disqualified for a doping positive. In 1984 he set two US records with the hammer, throwing 74.72 in Long Beach in May and 76.52 in Walnut, California in July. Green attended Cal State Long Beach, graduating in 1984 with a degree in political science.

Green later worked in insurance brokerage and then was a sales and marketing executive with the Southern California Physicians Exchange, a provider of medical liability insurance. He was a vice-president of that company until 2006, then moved into a similar role with The Doctors Company in Napa, California, and then became director of marketing for the Medical Insurance Exchange of California (MIEC) in Oakland. He was inducted into the Long Beach State Athletic Hall of Fame in 2001.

Personal Best: HT – 77.72 (255-0) (1987).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1984 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Bill Green
Hammer Throw, Men (Olympic) 5