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Bill D'Amico

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameWilliam John "Bill"•D'Amico
Used nameBill•D'Amico
Born3 October 1910 in Utica, New York (USA)
Died30 October 1984 in Lake Placid, New York (USA)
AffiliationsLake Placid Sno-Birds, Lake Placid (USA)
NOC(s) United States

Biography

Bill D’Amico was one of the Lake Placid areas best athletes. He skiied, speed skated, played football and was a one-handicap golfer. But he was best known as a sledder. D’Amico is one of only three Americans (Stan Benham, Jim Atkinson) to have slid on two non-Olympic world championship teams, this coming in 1949 and 1950. In addition, he was on the winning teams at the 1941 AAU 4-man event and the 1942 North American 2-man championship. D’Amico was a veteran of World War II, and operated the Northwoods Inn in Lake Placid, and later the Chicken Coop Restaurant.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1948 Winter Olympics Bobsleigh (Bobsleigh) Four, Men Olympic United States 2 1 Gold Representing United States    

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