Tom Nicolson

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Tom Nicolson (Thomas Rae Nicolson; 3 October 1879 – 18 April 1951) from Tighnabruaich was a British track and field athlete who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics and in the 1920 Summer Olympics.

In 1908 he finished fourth in the hammer throw competition. He also participated in the shot put event but his final ranking is unknown.

Twelve years later he finished sixth in the hammer throw competition.

Rae was a keen shinty player for Kyles Athletic, captaining the side alongside six of his brothers. [1] He is believed to be the only shinty summer Olympian.

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