Bill Woolsey

Bill Woolsey

Bill Woolsey
Personal information
Full name William Tripp Woolsey
Nickname(s) "Bill"
Nationality  United States
Born (1934-09-13) September 13, 1934 (age 79)
Honolulu, Hawaii
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Freestyle
College team Indiana University

William Tripp Woolsey (born September 13, 1934) is an American former competition swimmer and Olympic champion. He represented the United States at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland, where he won a gold medal in the men's 4×200-meter freestyle relay with Wayne Moore, Ford Konno and Jimmy McLane.[1] Four years later at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia, he won a silver medal in the 4x200-meter freestyle relay with Dick Hanley, George Breen, and Ford Konno.[2]

Woolsey attended Indiana University, and swam for coach Doc Counsilman's Indiana Hoosiers swimming and diving team in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) competition.

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External links

  • Bill Woolsey – Olympic athlete profile at