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William Hirons

Full name: William Hirons
Gender: Male
Weight: 209 lbs (95 kg)
Born: June 15, 1871 in Wolston, Warwickshire, Great Britain
Died: January 5, 1958 in Nottingham, Nottingham, Great Britain
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Tug-Of-War

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Thirty-six-year-old Bill Hirons was the oldest member of the City of London Police Team that won the Tug-of-War event at the 1908 Games.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 36 London Tug-Of-War Men's Tug-Of-War London City Police-1 GBR 1 Gold

Men's Tug-Of-War

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1908 Summer 36 London Tug-Of-War London City Police-1 GBR Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1908-07-17 London City Police-1 2, K Division Metropolitan Police Team-3 0
1908 Summer 36 London Tug-Of-War London City Police-1 GBR Final Round Match 1/2 1 1908-07-18 London City Police-1 2, Liverpool Police Team-2 0