CHAMPIONS IN SCOTTISH
BACKHOLD WRESTLING

(Advertised in the USA in 1883
by Donald Dinnie as Scotch Backhold )

1812 - 1932

Date Category Title Name Club/village Venue
           
1812 Open   James Scott Canonbie Carlisle Ring
  (James Scott is the first named Scottish wrestler to win an open international tournament in any style of wrestling)
   
1882 Heavyweight Mixed Styles Champion of the World Donald Dinnie Aboyne New Jersey
1886 Heavyweight Duncan C Ross (Born Scienti, Turkey) New York
           
1902 13st Backhold JJ Millar Alloa Unknown
1903 13st Scottish JJ Millar Alloa Unknown
1904 13st Champions JJ Millar Alloa Unknown
1905 13st   JJ Millar Alloa Unknown
1906 13st Backhold JJ Millar Alloa Unknown
1907 13st Scottish JJ Millar Alloa Unknown
1908 13st Champions JJ Millar Alloa Unknown
           
1912 Allweights Cumberland & Westmorland rules World Champions R Douglas Jedburgh Langholm Common Riding
1931 11st 4lbs George Baxter Leith Alva Games
1932 11st 4lbs WM Harrison Menstrie Alva Games
           

 

 

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