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William "Tickle" Miller Whyte (16 August 1903 – November 1964) was an Australian athlete who competed in the 1928 Summer Olympics.
In 1928 he finished ninth the 1500 metres event. In the 800 metre competition he was eliminated in the first round. At the 1930 Empire Games he won the silver medal in the 1 mile contest. He also participated in the 880 yards event.
He married Alma in November 1927, and they had one daughter, Fay Delores, born in 1928.
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