|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||Patrick "Paddy"•Philbin|
|Born||4 August 1874 in Castlebar (IRL)|
|Died||1929 in Liverpool, Merseyside, England (GBR)|
Paddy Philbin moved to Liverpool as a teenager and started work as a farm labourer, before joining the Liverpool City Police force. He was a member of the Liverpool Police tug-of-war team, appearing as the Great Britain second team, at the 1908 London Olympics, and pulled in the controversial win over the USA. The Liverpool team then beat Sweden 2-0, before losing by the same score to the London City Police in the final.
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1908 Summer Olympics||Tug-Of-War||GBR||Paddy Philbin|
|Tug-Of-War, Men (Olympic)||Liverpool Police Team||2||Silver|