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John Sewell

Full name: John Sewell
Gender: Male
Born: April 23, 1882 in Halfmorton, Dumfries and Galloway, Great Britain
Died: July 18, 1947 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Great Britain
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Tug-Of-War

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

After winning a silver medal in 1912, John Sewell went on to win a gold medal in 1920. Like a number of his colleagues on the City of London Police Tug-of-War team, Sewell was also an accomplished wrestler. He was the British heavyweight champion in the Cumberland & Westmoreland style for four successive years from 1907 to 1910.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 30 Stockholm Tug-Of-War Men's Tug-Of-War Great Britain GBR 2 Silver
1920 Summer 38 Antwerpen Tug-Of-War Men's Tug-Of-War Great Britain GBR 1 Gold

Men's Tug-Of-War

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1912 Summer 30 Stockholm Tug-Of-War Great Britain GBR Final Round Match 1/2 2 1912-07-08 SWE Unknown score, GBR Unknown score
1920 Summer 38 Antwerpen Tug-Of-War Great Britain GBR Round One Match #1 1 1920-08-17 GBR 2, USA 0
1920 Summer 38 Antwerpen Tug-Of-War Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1920-08-18 GBR 2, BEL 0
1920 Summer 38 Antwerpen Tug-Of-War Great Britain GBR Final Round Match #1 1 1920-08-19 GBR 2, NED 0
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