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Walter Tammas

Full name: William Baldry "Walter" Tammas
Gender: Male
Born: August 23, 1870 in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, Great Britain
Died: January 12, 1952 in North Walsham, Norfolk, Great Britain
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Tug-Of-War

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Walter Tammas was originally a constable at C Division of the Metropolitan Police, before moving to K Division, where he was based at Plaistow, and pulled for their tug-of-war team. Tammas was in the K Division team beaten in the tug-of-war final of the Metropolitan Police H Division Sports in 1906. Their conquerors were the City of London team, the gold medal winners at the Olympics two years later. Hammas did not compete at the 1912 Olympics but, in 1913, was a member of the London team that won the British Police title. Tammas later became the licensee of the White Swan Hotel in Great Yarmouth, and was also the chairman of the Great Yarmouth Association of Licensed Victuallers.

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

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
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