Henry Inman

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHenry•Inman
Used nameHenry•Inman
Born2 November 1886 in East Ardsley, West Yorkshire, England (GBR)
Died12 March 1967 in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England (GBR)
NOC Great Britain


A local council gardener in his native Morley near Leeds, Henry Inman was a successful wrestler and weightlifter. A member of the Morley club, he was a North of England wrestling champion in 1913, 1914 and 1915. After serving with the West Yorkshire Regiment in World War I he was demobilized in 1920 and later that year was selected for the Great Britain wrestling team at the Antwerpen Olympics but lost to Randhir Shindes of India in his only bout in the featherweight class. After ending his own career Inman continued coaching local Leeds wrestlers.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1920 Summer Olympics Wrestling GBR Henry Inman
Featherweight, Freestyle, Men (Olympic) =5


Name previously given as George Inman.