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George Cattanach

Full name: George James Cattanach
Gender: Male
Weight: 203 lbs (92 kg)
Born: July 25, 1878 in Alexandria, Ontario, Canada
Died: January 29, 1954 in East Chicago, Indiana, United States
Affiliations: Shamrock Lacrosse Team, Winnipeg (CAN)
Country: CAN Canada
Sport: Lacrosse

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


For many years George Cattanach was a star player with the Shamrock Lacrosse Club of Montreal, winning numerous national tournaments with the club, and he later suited up with the Shamrock Lacrosse Club of Winnipeg. In 1904 he moved to St. Paul, Minnesota and signed with the local lacrosse team, but represented his Winnipeg club once more at that year’s Summer Olympics, where he helped win a gold medal for Canada. Cattanach was also involved in track and field athletics, and had a personal best time of 10.5 seconds in the 100 yards. He spent the rest of his life in the United States.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1904 Summer 25 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 25 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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