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James Harper-Orr

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Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJames•Harper-Orr
Used nameJames•Harper-Orr
Born18 October 1878 in Glasgow, Glasgow City, Scotland (GBR)
Died19 March 1956 in Hay Park, Old Polmont, Falkirk, Scotland (GBR)
AffiliationsEdinburgh Hockey Club, Edinburgh (GBR)
NOC(s) Great Britain


James Harper-Orr competed for Britain at the 1908 Olympics, but was better known as a cricketer. He competed for Scotland on the cricket pitch in 1912-13 in three matches, scoring 91 runs over five innings.


Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1908 Summer Olympics Hockey Hockey, Men Olympic Scotland =3 Bronze Representing Great Britain    

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