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George Smith

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameGeorge•Smith
Used nameGeorge•Smith
Born1876 in Kirkdale, Merseyside, England (GBR)
Died14 January 1915 in Liverpool, Merseyside, England (GBR)
Measurements95 kg
NOC Great Britain

Biography

George Smith won a silver medal at the 1908 London Olympics with the Liverpool City Police team, who were representing the Great Britain second team. They won their opening match against the United States, after their opponents withdrew following a complaint about the shoes worn by the Liverpool eight. Smith and his teammates went onto the final, were they lost 2-0 to the London City Police team. Nothing else is known about Smith.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1908 Summer Olympics Tug-Of-War GBR George Smith
Tug-Of-War, Men (Olympic) Liverpool Police Team 2 Silver