Charles Vigurs

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Olympic medal record
Men's Gymnastics
Bronze medal – third place 1912 Stockholm Team, European system

Charles Alfred Vigurs (11 July 1888 – 22 February 1917) was a British gymnast who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics and in the 1912 Summer Olympics.[1]

As a member of the British team in 1908 he finished eighth in the team competition.

Four years later he was part of the British team, which won the bronze medal in the gymnastics men's team, European system event.

Vigurs was killed in action during the First World War, serving as a private with the Royal Warwickshire Regiment near Grenay. He was buried in the Maroc British Cemetery nearby.[2][3]

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  1. ^ "Charles Vigurs". Sports Reference. Retrieved 3 August 2015. 
  2. ^ Vigurs, Charles Alfred, Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Retrieved 28 September 2008
  3. ^ "Olympians Who Were Killed or Missing in Action or Died as a Result of War". Sports Reference. Retrieved 3 August 2015. 

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