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Tug of War at the Olympic Games (historical)

Gold Silver Bronze
1900, Jul 16 Paris FRA SWE/ DEN Racing Club de France FRA not awarded
1904, Aug 31 - Sep 01 St. Louis USA Milwaukee AC USA St. Louis Southwest Turnverein I USA St. Louis Southwest Turnverein II USA
1906, Apr 30 Athina GRE GER GRE SWE
1908, Jul 18 London GBR City of London Police GBR Liverpool Police GBR K Division Police GBR
1912, Jul 08 Stockholm SWE SWE GBR only two teams
1920, Aug 17-18 Antwerpen BEL GBR NED BEL

1900: There was also a private match of the SWE/ DEN combination versus an US team.

World Championship of the Internationaler Amateur-Weltverband für Schwerathletik

The short time existing Internationaler Amateur-Weltverband für Schwerathletik (English: International Amateur Heavy Athletics Federation) as a direct predecessor of International Weightlifting Federation had an event of Tug of War at its World Championship 1913, Jul 27-28 in Breslau GER (today Polish Wrocław).

World Champions Runners-up Third place
1913 Polisens IF Stockholm SWE Breslauer Athl-Verein GER ---


Remark: On this website, you will only find events of the early days of the sport not the championships of the 1960 formed Tug of War International Federation (TWIF).



Last modified: 08.12.2018