|Roles||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||George Walter•Canning|
|Born||23 August 1889 in Bermondsey, Greater London, England (GBR)|
|Died||17 June 1955 in Rochford, Essex, England (GBR)|
George Canning was a member of the City of London Police team which won the sixth and last Olympic Tug-of-War title in 1920. In Antwerp, the London policemen beat the USA, Belgium and Holland in two straight pulls and the British victory occupied, in total, less than two and a half minutes. Canning resigned from the police force in December 1935.
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1920 Summer Olympics||Tug-Of-War||GBR||George Canning|
|Tug-Of-War, Men (Olympic)||Great Britain||1||Gold|