Scottish Olympic medallists
This is a list of Scottish medal winners at the Summer and Winter Olympic Games.
John Symes
John Symes, OBE (11 January 1879 – 23 September 1944) was an English cricket player. He represented the gold medal winning Great Britain cricket team at the 1900 Summer Olympics, the only time c...
Campbell Walsh
Campbell Walsh (born 26 November 1977 in Glasgow) is a Scottish slalom canoer who has competed since the mid-1990s.Competing in two Summer Olympics, he won a silver medal in the K-1 event in Athens in...
Allan Jay
Allan Louis Neville Jay MBE (born 30 June 1931, in London, England) was a British foil and épée fencer.One of the greatest fencers in British history, Jay competed in five Olympiads in both épée and f...
Launceston Elliot
Launceston Elliot (9 June 1874 – 8 August 1930) was a Scottish weightlifter. He was the first British Olympic champion.Launceston Elliot was conceived in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia, after w...
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Percy Courtman
Percy Courtman (14 May 1888–2 June 1917) was an English breaststroke swimmer from Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Lancashire who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics and 1912 Summer Olympics.In the 1908 Oly...
Jane Sixsmith
Janet Theresa "Jane" Sixsmith MBE (born 5 September 1967 in Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands) is a former field hockey player, who was a member of the British squad that won the bronze medal at the 199...
Cyril Alden
Cyril Albert Alden (1884 – 25 June 1965) was an English cyclist who completed at the 1920 Olympic Games in Antwerp and in 1924 in Paris.At the 1920 Olympics at Antwerp, Alden won two silver medals whe...
Guy Butler (athlete)
Guy Montagu Butler (25 August 1899 – 22 February 1981) was a British athlete, winner of the gold medal in the 4x400 m relay at the 1920 Summer Olympics.Butler was born in Harrow, Middlesex, and ...
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Nicola Adams
Nicola Adams, MBE (born 26 October 1982) is a British boxer and the first woman to win an Olympic boxing title. She was a Gold Medal winner at the 2012 Summer Olympics held in London.Adams represented...
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Joe Cottrill
William "Joe" Cottrill (14 October 1888 – 26 October 1972) was a British athlete who competed mainly in middle-distance events.He competed for Great Britain in the 1912 Summer Olympics held in Stockho...
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Dickie Burnell
Richard "Dickie" Desborough Burnell (26 July 1917 – 29 January 1995) was an English rower who competed in the 1948 Summer Olympics and won the gold medal alongside Bertram "Bertie" Bushnell in t...
James Soutter
James Tindal Soutter (1 January 1885, Echt, Aberdeenshire – 8 August 1966, Edinburgh) was a Scottish athlete who competed mainly in the 400 metres.He competed for Great Britain and Ireland at the 1912...
Robert Adlard
Robert Edward Adlard (15 November 1915 – 22 October 2008) was an English field hockey player who competed in the 1948 Summer Olympics representing Great Britain.He was a member of the British fi...
Derek Allhusen
Major Derek Swithin Allhusen, CVO (9 January 1914 – 24 April 2000) was an English equestrian who was a 54 year old grandfather when he rode Lochinvar to team gold and individual silver medals at the 1...
Neil Cochran
Neil Cochran (born 12 April 1965 in Torphins, Aberdeenshire) is a retired medley and freestyle swimmer from Scotland, who won two bronze medals for Great Britain at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Ang...
Denis St. George Daly
Denis St. George Daly (September 5, 1862 – April 16, 1942) was an Irish polo player in the 1900 Summer Olympics.
He was part of the Foxhunters Hurlingham polo team which won the gold medal.He was ...
Philip Fleming
Philip Fleming (15 August 1889 – 13 October 1971) was a British merchant banker and rower who competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics.
Philip Fleming was born on 15 August 1889 at Newport-on-Tay, Fif...
Stephen Batchelor (field hockey)
Stephen "Steve" James Batchelor (born 22 June 1961) is a former field hockey player. He was a member of the gold winning Great Britain squad in the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, setting up Sean Kerly...
Henry Stallard
Hyla Bristow "Henry" Stallard (28 April 1901 – 21 October 1973) was a British athlete who competed principally as a middle-distance runner.Stallard was educated at Sherborne School (1914–1919), an ind...
Martin Reynolds
Martin Reynolds (Martin Edward Reynolds; born 22 February 1949) is a former British athlete who competed mainly in the 200 metres. He had to switch to the 400 metres in the Olympic year which was also...
Nick Dempsey
Nicholas Charles "Nick" Dempsey (born 13 August 1980 in Norwich) is an English windsurfer, who lives in Weymouth. He married yachtswoman Sarah Ayton in October 2008 just two months after she won a gol...
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Thomas Nicholls (boxer)
Thomas ("Tom") Nicholls (born 12 October 1931) is a former boxer from Wellington, Shropshire, Great Britain, who won the silver medal in the featherweight division (– 57 kg) at the 1956 Sum...
Ed Coode
Ed Coode, MBE (born 19 June 1975) is a British rower, twice World Champion and Olympic Gold medalist.
Born in Cornwall, Coode boarded at Papplewick School and Eton College. He studied marine biolo...
Kristian Thomas
Kristian James Thomas (born 14 February 1989) is an elite level British artistic gymnast. A longstanding member of both the England and Great Britain men's team, he was a member of the British team th...