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Johnson Parker-Smith

Full name: Johnson Parker-Smith
Gender: Male
Born: January 14, 1882 in Chelford, Cheshire East, Great Britain
Died: July 13, 1926 in Marple, Greater Manchester, Great Britain
Affiliations: South Manchester Lacrosse Club, Manchester (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Lacrosse

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

The son of a wealthy Lancashire wool trader and merchant, Johnson Parker-Smith was a chartered accountant and excellent lacrosse player. A cover point, or defence point, he played for England against Ireland at Belfast when only 19 years of age. He also won representative honours in the annual North versus South match, and in 1906 scored for South Manchester against Southgate in the final of the Club Championship of England to win the Iroquois Cup. Parker-Smith was in the Great Britain squad that won the silver medal at the 1908 London Olympics. His two older brothers, Henry and Robert, also played for South Manchester.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 26 London Lacrosse Men's Lacrosse Great Britain GBR 2 Silver

Men's Lacrosse

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G IA
1908 Summer 26 London Lacrosse Great Britain GBR Final Round Match 1/2 2 1908-10-24 CAN 14, GBR 11 11 2
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