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Herbie H Hall

Herbie Hall represented Great Britain at two Olympic Games and won silver at the 1954 Commonwealth Games in Vancouver

Herbie had a glittering career in wrestling and toured the world. He was a member of Bolton United Harriers and Bolton Olympic Wrestling Club for many, many years and was named in the Guinness Book of Records as featherweight champion of England during his heyday in the 1950s.  He held 10 British Championship Titles.

He was Featherweight (63 Kilo) British Champion in 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957 1961 & 1963, and Lightweight British Champion (69 Kilo) in 1958 & 1959.

Herbie competed in 1952 Olympic Games in Helsinki, Finland and 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne, Australia. He was a Silver Medalist (Featherweight) at the 1954 British Empire & Commonwealth Games in Vancouver, Canada, and came 4th in the 1958 British Empire & Commonwealth Games in Cardiff, Wales.