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Daniel Lowey

Full name: Daniel McDonald Lowey
Gender: Male
Weight: 207 lbs (94 kg)
Born: October 28, 1878 in Maughold , Isle of Man, Isle of Man
Died: April 7, 1951 in Liverpool, Merseyside, Great Britain
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Tug-Of-War

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

The son of an Isle of Man farmer, Daniel Lowey moved to England in the early part of the 20th century and joined the Liverpool City Police force. He pulled for them at the 1908 Olympics and was involved in the controversial match against the Americans who unsuccessfully objected to the Liverpool team’s footwear. Lowey and his teammates, representing the Great Britain second team, went on to win the silver medal.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 29 London Tug-Of-War Men's Tug-Of-War Liverpool Police Team-2 GBR 2 Silver

Men's Tug-Of-War

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1908 Summer 29 London Tug-Of-War Liverpool Police Team-2 GBR Round One Match #1 1 1908-07-17 Liverpool Police Team-2 1, USA 0
1908 Summer 29 London Tug-Of-War Liverpool Police Team-2 GBR Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1908-07-17 Liverpool Police Team-2 2, SWE 0
1908 Summer 29 London Tug-Of-War Liverpool Police Team-2 GBR Final Round Match 1/2 2 1908-07-18 London City Police-1 2, Liverpool Police Team-2 0
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