Albert Ireton

Albert Ireton (15 May 1879 in Baldock – 4 January 1947) was a British tug of war competitor and boxer who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics.[1]

Olympic medal record
Men's Tug of war
Gold medal – first place 1908 London Team
The 1908 City of London Police team that won the gold medal in 1908. (Back row - left to right): Frederick Merriman, John James Shepherd, Edwin Mills, Albert Ireton, Frederick Goodfellow, Frederick Humphreys
(Front row - left to right): Edward Barrett, H. Duke (Captain), William Hirons

In 1908 he was part of the British team City of London Police which won gold medal in the tug of war competition. He also participated in the heavyweight boxing event but was eliminated in the first round.


  1. ^ "Albert Ireton". Olympedia. Retrieved 20 March 2021.

External linksEdit