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Ernest Thorne

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameErnest Arthur•Thorne
Used nameErnest•Thorne
Born7 June 1887 in Wandsworth, Greater London, England (GBR)
Died18 November 1968 in Taplow, Buckinghamshire, England (GBR)
NOC Great Britain

Biography

Ernest Thorne was just one of three members of the City of London Police team to make their Olympic début in 1920. The others were Harry Stiff and George Canning. Thorne pulled in all three matches, against the United States, Belgium and Netherlands, which the police team, representing Great Britain, won 2-0 each time.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1920 Summer Olympics Tug-Of-War GBR Ernest Thorne
Tug-Of-War, Men (Olympic) Great Britain 1 Gold