William Norval Craig was born on January 16, 1945, and died on January 1, 2017.
He was an American competition swimmer, Olympic champion, and world record-holder.
Craig represented the United States at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, where he won a gold medal as swimming the breaststroke leg for the first-place U.S. team in the men’s 4×100-meter medley relay.
Himself and his teammates Thompson Mann (backstroke), Fred Schmidt (butterfly) and Steve Clark (freestyle) set a new medley relay world record of 3:58.4.
He attended the University of Southern California (USC), where he swam for the USC Trojans swimming and diving team.
Bill Craig passed away at 71 years old.