Bill Craig (swimmer)
William Norval Craig (January 16, 1945 – January 1, 2017) was an American competition swimmer, Olympic champion, and world record-holder. He represented the United States at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, where he won a gold medal by swimming the breaststroke leg for the first-place U.S. team in the men's 4×100-meter medley relay. Craig and his teammates Thompson Mann (backstroke), Fred Schmidt (butterfly) and Steve Clark (freestyle) set a new medley relay world record of 3:58.4. Craig attended the University of Southern California (USC), where he swam for the USC Trojans swimming and diving team. He graduated in 1967.
Craig (left) at the 1964 Olympics
|Full name||William Norval Craig|
|National team||United States|
|Born||January 16, 1945|
Culver City, California, U.S.
|Died||January 1, 2017 71)(aged|
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight||170 lb (77 kg)|
|College team||University of Southern California|
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- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Bill Craig". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2012-12-15.
- "1964 Summer Olympics – Tokyo, Japan – Swimming" Archived 2007-09-04 at the Wayback Machine – databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on April 29, 2008)
- USC OLYMPIANS: 1904-2008, USC Trojans Athletic Department, Accessed August 26, 2008.
- Bill Craig's obituary. ocregister.com