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Joseph Wallis

Full name: Joseph Godfrey Wallis
Gender: Male
Born: July 20, 1873 in Kings Norton, West Midlands, Great Britain
Affiliations: Old Edwardians, Birmingham (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Rugby

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Joseph Wallis spent most of his rugby career with Old Edwardians, for whom he also played cricket, although Wallis also played cricket for Birmingham and represented the Midland Counties at rugby three times in the 1894-95 season, including a memorable win over Kent at Blackheath. At the time of the 1900 Olympics in Paris, Wallis was a forward and the vice-captain of the Old Edwardians. His wife Elsie was well known as a breeder of show dogs and used to show them all over Britain including the world famous Cruft’s.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1900 Summer 26 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 26 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 3 1 0 0 0
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