Charles Simmons (gymnast)

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Charles Simmons
Born (1885-12-24)24 December 1885
London, England
Died 15 February 1945(1945-02-15) (aged 59)
Cricklewood, North London
Discipline Men's artistic gymnastics
Cause of death Bleeding ulcer
Nationality British
Spouse(s) Winifred Aida Loveland (?-1945) (his death)
Children Jean Simmons, Charles Simmons, Lorna Simmons, Edna Simmons

Charles Simmons (24 December 1885 – 15 February 1945) was a British gymnast who competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics.

He was born on December 24, 1885 in Islington, London. He was part of the British team, which won the bronze medal in the gymnastics men's team, European system event in 1912. In the individual all-around competition he finished 28th.

He married Winifred Aida Loveland on 23 May 1914 at St Marks Church, Tollington Park, London and had four children, the youngest of whom was the actress Jean Simmons. He died on 15 February 1945 in London.

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