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Herbert Loveitt

Full name: Herbert Arthur Loveitt
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 157 lbs (71 kg)
Born: March 8, 1874 in Easenhall, Warwickshire, Great Britain
Died: February 18, 1909 in Coventry, West Midlands, Great Britain
Affiliations: Coventry RFC, Coventry (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Rugby

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)


Herbert Loveitt and his brother Frank both played rugby for Coventry, Herbert was one of the best full-backs in the Midlands at the time, while Frank was a three-quarter. Herbert also played hockey and cricket for Coventry and North Warwickshire whilst Frank played rugby for Blackheath and the Midlands and was a fine Warwickshire County cricketer. A member of the Moseley Wanderers team at the 1900 Paris Olympics Herbert Loveitt was, like fellow-team mate [Claud Whittindale], a Warwickshire auctioneer and was a partner in his father’s business George Loveitt and Sons. Also like Whittindale, Herbert Loveitt died very young, having been ill for the last three years of his life before passing away at the age of 34.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1900 Summer 26 Paris Rugby Men's Rugby Moseley Wanderers GBR 2T Silver

Men's Rugby

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result Position PTS T C P DG
1900 Summer 26 Paris Rugby Moseley Wanderers GBR Round-Robin Match #2 2 1900-10-28 Union des Sociétés Français de Sports Athletiques 27, Moseley Wanderers 8 Fullback 0 0 0 0 0
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