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William Plant

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameWilliam•Plant
Used nameWilliam•Plant
Born10 September 1892 in Brooklyn, New York, New York (USA)
Died1 May 1969 in Brooklyn, New York, New York (USA)
Measurements183 cm / 73 kg
AffiliationsMorningside Athletic Club
NOC United States


Between 1917-25, William Plant won 10 AAU titles in various short walks, at distances from 2- to 7-miles. He competed for the Morningside AC. Plant worked as a leather goods manufacturer.

Personal Best: 7 mile Walk – 53:04.4 (1917).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1920 Summer Olympics Athletics USA William Plant
3,000 metres Walk, Men (Olympic) DNS
10 kilometres Walk, Men (Olympic) 4 h2 r1/2