Harold "Harry" Joseph Stiff (23 October 1881 – 17 April 1939) was an English tug of war competitor who debuted at the age of 38 in the 1920 Summer Olympics, and won the gold medal representing Great Britain, as part of the City of London Police.[1] He later became a landowner of the Horse and Groom Public House, Cornish Hall End, close to Finchingfield, Essex.[2]

Olympic medal record
Men's Tug of war
Gold medal – first place 1920 Antwerp Team


  1. ^ "Harry Stiff". Olympedia. Retrieved 5 September 2021.
  2. ^ "British Olympic Gold Medallists 1896-2014 | Tug of War".

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