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Sylvester Granrose

Full name: Sylvester Granrose (-Grönros)
Gender: Male
Weight: 198 lbs (90 kg)
Born: December 29, 1898 in Turku, Varsinais-Suomi, Finland
Died: April 25, 1958 in Miami, Florida, United States
Affiliations: US Army, (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Tug-Of-War

Biography

Sylvester Granrose competed for the US tug-of-war team that finished fourth at the 1920 Antwerpen Olympics. Granrose was a corporal in the US Army in 1920. He was born in Finland, but came to the United States as a youth. In 1920 Granrose was stationed in Koblenz, Germany, with Company B. His year of birth is often seen as 1895, because Granrose lied about his age to join the Army.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 21 Antwerpen Tug-Of-War Men's Tug-Of-War United States USA 4

Men's Tug-Of-War

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1920 Summer 21 Antwerpen Tug-Of-War United States USA Round One Match #1 2 1920-08-17 GBR 2, USA 0
1920 Summer 21 Antwerpen Tug-Of-War United States USA Classification Round 2-3 Match #1 2 1920-08-20 BEL 2, USA 0
1920 Summer 21 Antwerpen Tug-Of-War United States USA Classification Round 3rd Place Match #1 2 1920-08-20 BEL , USA
1920 Summer 21 Antwerpen Tug-Of-War United States USA Classification Round 3rd Place Match #2 1 1920-08-20 USA , ITA
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