John James Shepherd (2 June 1884 – 9 July 1954) was an English tug of war competitor who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics, in the 1912 Summer Olympics, and in the 1920 Summer Olympics for Great Britain.
|Olympic medal record|
|Men's Tug of war|
|1908 London||Team competition|
|1920 Antwerp||Team competition|
|1912 Stockholm||Team competition|
He was part of the British team City of London Police which won two gold medals in 1908 and 1920 and the joint City of London Police-Metropolitan Police "K" Division British team which won a silver medal in 1912.
He was also known for supporting the wrestling styles of Cumberland and Westmorland, and earned multiple heavyweight wrestling titles locally.
- Captain and Trainer
- "John James Shepherd". Olympedia. Retrieved 12 April 2021.
- "British Olympic Gold Medallists 1896-2014 | Tug of War".