You Are Here > > > Edwin Mills

Edwin Mills

Full name: Edwin Archer Mills
Gender: Male
Weight: 220 lbs (100 kg)
Born: May 17, 1878 in Stretton Baskerville, Warwickshire, Great Britain
Died: November 12, 1946 in Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, Great Britain
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Tug-Of-War

Medals: 2 Gold, 1 Silver (3 Total)

Biography

Edwin Mills is one of three men to have won three Olympic tug-of-war medals – fellow Britons [James Shepherd] and [Fred Humphreys] being the other two. Mills won his first gold at London in 1908, and followed that with a silver at Stockholm in 1912. When he won his second gold medal at Antwerpen in 1920, he was aged 42 years and 3 months.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 29 London Tug-Of-War Men's Tug-Of-War London City Police-1 GBR 1 Gold
1912 Summer 33 Stockholm Tug-Of-War Men's Tug-Of-War Great Britain GBR 2 Silver
1920 Summer 41 Antwerpen Tug-Of-War Men's Tug-Of-War Great Britain GBR 1 Gold

Men's Tug-Of-War

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1908 Summer 29 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 29 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
1912 Summer 33 Stockholm Tug-Of-War Great Britain GBR Final Round Match 1/2 2 1912-07-08 SWE Unknown score, GBR Unknown score
1920 Summer 41 Antwerpen Tug-Of-War Great Britain GBR Round One Match #1 1 1920-08-17 GBR 2, USA 0
1920 Summer 41 Antwerpen Tug-Of-War Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1920-08-18 GBR 2, BEL 0
1920 Summer 41 Antwerpen Tug-Of-War Great Britain GBR Final Round Match #1 1 1920-08-19 GBR 2, NED 0
id: 18,040