William HENRY

Great Britain GBR

Swimming

  • Olympic Medals
    1 G
  • Games participations
    2
  • First Olympic Games
    Paris 1900
  • Year of Birth
    1859
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Biography

William HENRY

Aged 41 at the time, William Henry was in goal for the Osborne Swimming Club of Manchester that won the gold medal at the 1900 Paris Olympics. A member of the Life Saving Society at the time, he was a co-opted member of the Osborne club specifically for the Olympics. He also swam for the Leander Club in London, and competed in the 200 metres obstacle race and the 4,000 metres freestyle. He won a bronze medal at the 1906 Games in Athens in the 4 x 250 metres freestyle relay. Henry was at one time the honorary secretary of the Royal Life Saving Society.

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Paris 1900

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200 metres Backstroke
200 metres Backstroke Swimming
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200 metres Freestyle
200 metres Freestyle Swimming
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200 metres Obstacle Course
200 metres Obstacle Course Swimming
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4,000 metres Freestyle
4,000 metres Freestyle Swimming
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