Bill Richardson

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameWilliam Hord "Bill"•Richardson
Used nameBill•Richardson
Born25 December 1903 in Los Angeles, California (USA)
Died28 December 1969 in Los Angeles, California (USA)
Measurements180 cm / 77 kg
AffiliationsStanford Cardinal, Stanford (USA)
NOC United States


Bill Richardson placed second in the 1925 NCAA 880 y for Stanford. He won the 1924 Olympic Trials in the 800 and placed fifth in the final at the Paris Olympics. Richardson was in the US top 10 lists for the 880 yards from 1924-26, ranking sixth in 1926.

Personal Best: 880y – 1:53.1 (1926).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1924 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Bill Richardson
800 metres, Men (Olympic) 5