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Alexander Munro

British tug of war competitor
The basics
Date of birth Stornoway, Outer Hebrides, Scotland, United Kingdom
Date of death Jan 03, 1934
The details

Alexander Munro (30 November 1870 – 3 January 1934) was a British strongman, wrestler, and tug of war competitor who competed in the latter sport in the 1908 Summer Olympics and in the 1912 Summer Olympics.

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 British team City of London Police.

In 1908, Munro was also the Scottish wrestling champion, but lost a noted match to Georg Hackenschmidt.

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