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Albert Ireton

Full name: Albert Ireton
Gender: Male
Weight: 205 lbs (93 kg)
Born: May 15, 1879 in Baldock, Hertfordshire, Great Britain
Died: January 4, 1947 in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, Great Britain
Affiliations: City Police AC
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Boxing, Tug-Of-War

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

In addition to being on the City of London Police team that won the Tug-of-War at the 1908 Olympics, Albert Ireton also competed as a heavyweight boxer. His appearance in the ring was brief, as in the first round of his first bout he was knocked out by Syd Evans, the reigning ABA champion.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 28 London Tug-Of-War Men's Tug-Of-War London City Police-1 GBR 1 Gold
1908 Summer 28 London Boxing Men's Heavyweight Great Britain GBR 4T

Men's Tug-Of-War

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1908 Summer 28 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 28 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

Men's Heavyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1908 Summer 28 London Boxing Great Britain GBR Quarter-Finals Match #2 2 1908-10-27 Evans (GBR) , Ireton (GBR)
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