William Hirons

William Hirons (15 June 1871 – 5 January 1958) was a British tug of war competitor who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics. He was part of the British team that won the gold medal in the tug of war competition.[1]

Olympic medal record
Men's Tug of war
Gold medal – first place 1908 London Team competition
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


  1. ^ "William Hirons". Olympedia. Retrieved 12 April 2021.

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