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Albert Ireton

Full name: Albert Ireton
Gender: Male
Weight: 205 lbs (93 kg)
Born: May 15, 1879 in Baldock, Hertfordshire, Great Britain
Died: January 4, 1947 in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, Great Britain
Affiliations: City Police AC
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Tug-Of-War, Boxing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

In addition to being the lightest member of the City of London Police team that won the Tug-of-War at the 1908 Olympics, Albert Ireton also competed as a heavyweight boxer. His appearance in the ring was brief, as in the first round of his first bout, he was knocked out by [Sid Evans], the reigning ABA champion. Evans went on to win the silver medal, losing in the final to Ireton's fellow London City policeman [Albert Oldman].

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 28 London Tug-Of-War Men's Tug-Of-War London City Police-1 GBR 1 Gold
1908 Summer 28 London Boxing Men's Heavyweight Great Britain GBR 4T

Men's Tug-Of-War

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1908 Summer 28 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 28 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

Men's Heavyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1908 Summer 28 London Boxing Great Britain GBR Quarter-Finals Match #2 2 1908-10-27 Evans (GBR) , Ireton (GBR)
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