Name: Bill Toomey
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): Decathlon
DOB: 1/10/1939
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pa.
Hometown: New Canaan, Conn.
High School: Worcester Academy (Worcester, Mass.)
College: University of Colorado Boulder; Stanford University
Olympic Experience
  • Olympian (1968); Olympic medalist (1 gold)
  • Mexico City 1968, gold (decathlon)
Personal: Won four Amature Athletic Union pentathlon titles and five decathlon titles at the University of Colorado Boulder...Went on to earn his master’s degree in education from Stanford University...Served as a consultant to the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games Organizing Committee...Worked as a member of the President’s Commission on Olympic Sports from 1976-78...Coached at the University of California, Berkeley and the University of California Irvine.