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Alexander Munro

Full name: Alexander Munro
Gender: Male
Born: November 30, 1870 in Stornoway, Na h-Eileanan Siar, Great Britain
Died: January 3, 1934 in Stornoway, Na h-Eileanan Siar, Great Britain
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Tug-Of-War

Medals: 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Alexander Munro moved from Scotland to join the Metropolitan Police, and first lived in a police section house in Westminster. He was later assigned to the Bow police (K Division), and was stationed at Plaistow where he pulled for the Plaistow Sub-Division Metropolitan Police tug-of-war team which included several future fellow Olympians. Munro was also a member of the K Division tug-of-war team, which took part in many sports events around the country, and was in the team that won the bronze medal at the 1908 Olympics. He won a silver at the 1912 Stockholm Games and in 1913 helped the London City Police win the national British police title. He resigned from the police force in July 1916

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 37 London Tug-Of-War Men's Tug-Of-War K Division Metropolitan Police Team-3 GBR 3 Bronze
1912 Summer 41 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
1908 Summer 37 London Tug-Of-War K Division Metropolitan Police Team-3 GBR Semi-Finals Match #2 2 1908-07-17 London City Police-1 2, K Division Metropolitan Police Team-3 0
1908 Summer 37 London Tug-Of-War K Division Metropolitan Police Team-3 GBR Final Round Match 3/4 AC 1908-07-18 K Division Metropolitan Police Team-3 walkover
1912 Summer 41 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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