William Harrison Dillard ( Cleveland, Ohio, 8 de julio de 1923 - ibídem, 15 de noviembre de 2019) 1 fue un atleta estadounidense especialista en pruebas de velocidad y vallas, y ganador de cuatro medallas de oro olímpicas entre los Juegos de Londres 1948 y Helsinki 1952.
Harrison Dillard began hurdling at the age of eight, running in an alley and using the springs from abandoned car seats as barriers. During 1947 and 1948, Dillard won 82 straight races. However, in the final of the 110m hurdles at the U.S. Olympic trials, he lost his stride and failed to finish. Hurdling at all cost
16/11/2019 · Harrison Dillard, who was the U.S.’ oldest living Olympic champion, died after battling stomach cancer at age 96 on Friday, according to the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee and USA Track and Field. Dillard was the only sprinter to win Olympic gold medals in the 100m and 110m hurdles, doing so in 1948 and 1952, respectively.
17/11/2019 · Harrison Dillard, World’s Best Hurdler in the 1940s, Dies at 96 A four-time Olympic gold medal winner, he failed to qualify in the hurdles at the 1948 Olympic trials, but won gold in the 100-meter...
16/11/2019 · USA's oldest living Olympic gold medallist Harrison Dillard, who won the 1948 100m title in London, has died in Cleveland at the age of 96. Dillard won in 10.3 seconds at Wembley Stadium to equal...
16/11/2019 · World Athletics is deeply saddened by the news that Harrison Dillard, the only male athlete to win Olympic titles in the 100m dash and 110m hurdles, died near his home in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, on Thursday (15). Dillard, who won four Olympic gold medals during his career, was 96, the oldest living US Olympic champion.
Los Angeles.- El velocista Harrison Dillard, medallista de oro de 100m en los Juegos Olímpicos y en 110m con vallas en los Juegos Olímpicos de 1952, murió el viernes a la edad de 96 años, anunció este sábado el Comité Olímpico y Paralímpico de Estados Unidos.