Walter Chaffe

Walter Chaffe (2 April 1870 – 22 April 1918) was a British tug of war competitor who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics and in the 1912 Summer Olympics.[2]

Olympic medal record
Men's Tug of war
Silver medal – second place 1912 Stockholm Team
Bronze medal – third place 1908 London Team
The 1912 silver medallist team from Great Britain (left to right; back row - Joseph Dowler*, Alexander Munro *, Edwin Mills, John James Shepherd, H. Stiff, Frederick Humphreys; front row - Walter Tammas *, Walter Chaffe[1]*, Thomas Peel *, Matthias Hynes *, John Sewell ; * = Metropolitan Police, all others City of London Police)

In 1908 he won the bronze medal as member of the British team Metropolitan Police "K" Division. Four years later he won the silver medal as member of the joint City of London Police-Metropolitan Police "K" Division British team.


  1. ^ Captain and Trainer
  2. ^ "Walter Chaffe". Olympedia. Retrieved 12 April 2021.

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