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James Woodget

Full name: James Henry Woodget
Gender: Male
Born: September 28, 1874 in Burnham Market, Norfolk, Great Britain
Died: October 3, 1960 in Fakenham, Norfolk, Great Britain
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Tug-Of-War

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Based at Plaistow, constable James Woodget pulled for the Sub-Division Metropolitan Police tug-of-war team. Plaistow contested the final of the 1905 London Police Sports, but were beaten by the London City police team, who went on to win the 1908 Olympic gold medal. Woodget represented K Division of the Metropolitan Police team at the Games, and won a bronze medal. Constable Woodget retired from Whitehall (A Division) in 1921.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 33 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 33 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 33 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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