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George Cloutier

Full name: George Cloutier
Gender: Male
Born: July 16, 1876 in Pembroke, Ontario, Canada
Died: April 20, 1946 in Kenora, Ontario, Canada
Affiliations: Shamrock Lacrosse Team, Winnipeg (CAN)
Country: CAN Canada
Sport: Lacrosse

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Unlike the majority of the Shamrock Lacrosse Club that won gold at the 1904 Summer Olympics, George Cloutier had not been with the team when they won the 1903 Manitoba Provincial Championships. He was born in Ontario and lived there for many years, arriving in Winnipeg around the time when the squad travelled to the St. Louis World’s Fair. He left the city shortly thereafter, to suit up with the Montreal Nationals, but returned in 1905. Rejoining the Shamrocks, as well as several other teams along the way, he was a prominent member of the Winnipeg lacrosse scene for over a decade and, despite starting his career in defence, gained a reputation as one of the best goalkeepers in the sport. His success helped the Shamrocks to multiple championships and he was active until at least 1917. He was inducted into the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame, along with the rest of his gold medal-winning team, in 2004.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1904 Summer 27 St. Louis Lacrosse Men's Lacrosse Winnipeg Shamrocks-1 CAN 1 Gold

Men's Lacrosse

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1904 Summer 27 St. Louis Lacrosse Winnipeg Shamrocks-1 CAN Final Round Match 1/2 1 1904-07-07 Winnipeg Shamrocks-1 8, St. Louis Amateur Athletic Association 2 8
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