Bill Goll

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Bill Goll is an inductee (Honour Swimmer) in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame, Class of 2011
Bill Goll shown after finishing second to Marvin Nelson in the 1934 15-mile Canadian National Exhibition. Photo courtesy of Getty Images.
#1 Jimmie Tosaka of Japan, #2 Marvin Nelson, #3 Mendell Burditt, #4 Walter Johnson, #5 Sam Shields, #6 Isadore Spondor, #7 George Young, and #8 Bill Goll, entrants in the 1931 Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto

William 'Bill' Goll was an American open water swimmer from New York born about 1908. To make ends meet, he traveled as a high diver with a carnival during the Great Depression between 1945-1949.

Open Water Swimming Career

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