Bill Tuttle (swimmer)

William Jeremiah Tuttle (February 21, 1882 – February 22, 1930) was an American freestyle swimmer and water polo player who represented the United States at the 1904 Summer Olympics in St. Louis, Missouri. He was born in Chicago, Illinois, and died in Los Angeles, California.[1]

Bill Tuttle
Personal information
Full nameWilliam Jeremiah Tuttle
National teamUnited States
Born(1882-02-21)February 21, 1882
Chicago, Illinois
DiedFebruary 22, 1930(1930-02-22) (aged 48)
Los Angeles, California
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesFreestyle, water polo
ClubChicago Athletic Association
Medal record
Men's swimming
Representing the United States
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1904 St. Louis 4x50 yard freestyle
Silver medal – second place 1904 St. Louis Water polo

In the 1904 Olympics, he won a silver medals as a member of the U.S. 4x50-yard freestyle relay team and as a member of Chicago Athletic Association water polo team. He also competed in the 200m obstacle course in the previous Olympic competition (1900), failing to place in the individual event. [2]

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  1. ^ "Bill Tuttle". Olympedia. Retrieved February 19, 2021.
  2. ^ "Olympedia – 200 metres Obstacle Course, Men". www.olympedia.org. Retrieved 2021-01-04.

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