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Frederick Goodfellow

Full name: Frederick William Goodfellow
Gender: Male
Weight: 218 lbs (99 kg)
Born: July 1874 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Great Britain
Died: November 22, 1960 in Croydon, Greater London, Great Britain
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Tug-Of-War

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


Aged 34 at the time, Fred Goodfellow pulled in both the City of London police team's two contests at the 1908 Olympics. Firstly he pulled in the 2-0 victory over the K Division of the Metropolitan Police in the second semi-final at the White City, and that was followed by another 2-0 win over the Liverpool Police in the final. All three police teams were representing Great Britain with the first team beating the second team. Goodfellow’s brother Henry played both football and cricket for Cambridge University.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 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 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 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
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