Edgar Bacon

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Edgar Bacon
Born (1887-10-09)9 October 1887
Camberwell, London, England
Died 16 December 1963(1963-12-16) (aged 76)
Christchurch, Hampshire, England
Edgar Bacon
Medal record
Men's Freestyle wrestling
British Empire Games
Silver medal – second place 1930 Hamilton Light heavyweight

Edgar Hugh Bacon (9 October 1887 – 16 December 1963) was an English freestyle and Greco-Roman sport wrestler who competed for Great Britain in the 1908 Summer Olympics, in the 1912 Summer Olympics, in the 1920 Summer Olympics, and in the 1924 Summer Olympics.[1]

He was born in Camberwell. He was the brother of Ernest Bacon and Stanley Bacon.

In 1908 he finished fifth in the freestyle middleweight tournament and ninth in the Greco-Roman middleweight tournament.

Four years later he was eliminated in the second round of the Greco-Roman middleweight category.

At the 1920 Olympic he finished ninth in the freestyle middleweight class.

His final Olympic appearance was in 1924 when he finished eleventh in the freestyle middleweight tournament.

At the 1930 Empire Games he won the silver medal in the light heavyweight class.


  1. ^ "Edgar Bacon Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2013-05-21.