Full name: Mathias "Matt" Hynes
Born: January 21, 1883 in Gortmore, Killanin, Galway, Ireland
Died: March 9, 1926 in Lambeth, Greater London, Great Britain
Country: Great Britain
Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)
Before joining the police force in England, Matt Hynes served with the Royal Irish Constabulary and was a member of the Ballyshannon district tug-of-war team. He was in the City of London team that won the silver medal for Great Britain at the 1912 Olympics. The following year, when serving with K Division of the Metropolitan Police, he helped London win the British Police Tug-of-War Championship.
|1912 Summer||29||Stockholm||Tug-Of-War||Men's Tug-Of-War||Great Britain||GBR||2||Silver|
|1912 Summer||29||Stockholm||Tug-Of-War||Great Britain||GBR||Final Round||Match 1/2||2||1912-07-08||SWE Unknown score, GBR Unknown score|