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V. Smith

Full name: V. Smith
Gender: Male
Affiliations: Old Edwardians, Birmingham (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Rugby

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)


V. Smith usually played as a front row forward and was also a useful place kicker. He went to King Edward’s School in Birmingham, and after finishing his education, played for the Old Edwardians, one of the top Midlands teams at the time. Smith was recruited by Moseley Wanderers to compete in the 1900 Paris Olympics, and played just 24 hours after appearing for his club against Leicester, and then had to make the long trip to France by train, boat and train.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1900 Summer 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 Paris Rugby Moseley Wanderers GBR Round-Robin Match #2 2 1900-10-28 Union des Sociétés Français de Sports Athletiques 27, Moseley Wanderers 8 Forward 0 0 0 0 0
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