Bill Woolsey

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William Tripp Woolsey (September 13, 1934 – June 25, 2022) was an American competition swimmer. He represented the United States at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland, where he won a gold medal.[1] Four years later at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia, he won a silver medal.[2] Woolsey was born in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Woolsey died on June 25, 2022 in California at the age of 87.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Swimming at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games: Men's 4×200 metres freestyle relay". Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on April 17, 2020. Retrieved January 22, 2012.
  2. "Swimming at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games: Men's 4×200 metres freestyle relay". Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on April 21, 2020. Retrieved January 22, 2012.
  3. Tsai, Stephen (June 29, 2022). "Olympic gold medalist and McKinley graduate Bill Woolsey enjoyed teaching his love of swimming, dies at 87". Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Retrieved June 29, 2022.