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Matt Hynes

Full name: Mathias "Matt" Hynes
Gender: Male
Born: January 21, 1883 in Gortmore, Killanin, Galway, Ireland
Died: March 9, 1926 in Lambeth, Greater London, Great Britain
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Tug-Of-War

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.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 29 Stockholm Tug-Of-War Men's Tug-Of-War Great Britain GBR 2 Silver

Men's Tug-Of-War

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
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
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