Bill Anderson, MBE

 Bill Anderson, MBE

(b.1937)
Highland Games

Inducted in 2007

Bill Anderson is undoubtedly the greatest ‘heavy’ of modern times. Two times World Highland Games Champion and 16 times Scottish Champion, he dominated the Highland Games Championships between 1959 and 1988. During the Games at Lochearnhead in 1969 he broke both the 16 pound hammer record and the hammer itself, causing a delay in the competition. Bill retired from competition in 1988 and now, when not coaching young athletes, is a much sought-after judge at Highland Games around the world.

  • Two times World Highland Games Champion
  • Four times World Caber Tossing Champion
  • Winner of 16 Scottish Championships
  • Five times USA Highland Games Champion 1976-1980
  • Canadian Highland Games Champion 1977



Image from Steve Lindridge - Ideal Images


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