Full name: John Symes
Born: January 11, 1879 in Crediton, Devon, Great Britain
Died: September 23, 1944 in Sandford, Devon, Great Britain
Affiliations: Devon & Somerset Wanderers, Castle Cary (GBR) / Crediton Cricket Club, Crediton (GBR)
Country: Great Britain
Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)
John Symes opened the batting in both innings in Paris and scored the modest total of 16 runs. However, he had the foresight to bring home a scorecard of the match, completed in his own handwriting, and this valuable historical document is the only detailed record of the unique Olympic cricket match.