United States men's national water polo team

The United States men's national water polo team is the representative for the United States of America in international men's water polo.

United States
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FINA codeUSA
AssociationUSA Water Polo
ConfederationUANA (Americas)
Head coachDejan Udovičić
Asst coachAlex Rodriguez
Gavin Arroyo
Team managerLori Verdegaal
Team officialChristopher Bates (Sports Medicine Manager)
CaptainJesse Smith
Most capsTony Azevedo
Top scorer(s)Tony Azevedo
FINA ranking (since 2008)
Current7 (as of 9 August 2021)
Highest2 (2008, 2009)
Lowest11 (2017)
Olympic Games (team statistics)
Appearances22 (first in 1904)
Best result1st place, gold medalist(s) (1904 demonstration)
2nd place, silver medalist(s) (1984, 1988, 2008)
5-time Olympian(s)Tony Azevedo (2000–2016)
Top scorer(s)Tony Azevedo (61 goals, 2000–2016)
Flag bearer(s)Terry Schroeder (1988)
World Championship
Appearances18 (first in 1973)
Best result4th place (1986, 1991, 2009)
Most caps (FP)Tony Azevedo (2001/03/05/07/09/11/13/15, 8 times, 50 matches played)
Most caps (GK)Merrill Moses (2007/09/11/13/15, 5 times, 30 matches played)
World Cup
Appearances15 (first in 1979)
Best result1st place, gold medalist(s) (1991, 1997)
Most caps (FP)Terry Schroeder (1979/81/85/87/91, 5 times)
Most caps (GK)Craig Wilson (1983/85/87/89/91, 5 times)
Most titlesChris Humbert (1991, 1997)
World League
Appearances19 (first in 2002)
Best result2nd place, silver medalist(s) (2008, 2016, 2020-21, 2022)
Most caps (FP)Jesse Smith (2002/03/06/07/08/09/10/11/12/15/16/18/20, 13 times)
Most caps (GK)Merrill Moses (2002/03/06/07/08/09/10/11/12/15/16, 11 times)
Pan American Games
Appearances18 (first in 1951)
Best result1st place, gold medalist(s) (1959, 1967, 1971, 1979, 1983, 1987, 1995, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2011, 2015, 2019)
Most caps (FP)Jesse Smith (2003/07/11/15/19, 5 times)
Most caps (GK)Craig Wilson (1983/87/91, 3 times)
Merrill Moses (2007/11/15, 3 times)
Most medalsJesse Smith (2003/07/11/15/19, 5 medals)
Most titlesJesse Smith (2003/07/11/15/19)
UANA Cup
Best result1st place, gold medalist(s) (2005, 2006, 2013)
Media
Websiteusawaterpolo.org
Last updated: 2 July 2021

The team is the only non-European squad to win medals in the men's Olympic water polo tournament, most recently during the 2008 Summer Olympics, where they won a silver medal after losing the final to Hungary 14–10.

On May 7, 2013, USA Water Polo named Serbian Dejan Udovičić the head coach of the United States men's senior national team. Udovičić was the former head coach of the Serbian men's national team.[1][2]

ResultsEdit

Major tournamentsEdit

Competitive recordEdit

Updated after the 2019 Pan American Games.

Tournament Appearances Finishes
Champions Runners-up Third place Fourth place Total
Olympic Games 22 1 4 4 3 12
World Aquatics Championships 18 0 0 0 3 3
FINA Water Polo World Cup 15 2 2 0 7 11
FINA Water Polo World League 18 0 3 1 7 11
Pan American Games 18 13 4 1 0 18
Total 91 16 13 6 20 55

Olympic GamesEdit

World Aquatics ChampionshipsEdit

FINA World CupEdit

  • 1979  Silver medal[3]: 25 
  • 1981 – 4th place
  • 1983 – 4th place
  • 1985  Silver medal
  • 1987 – 4th place
  • 1989 – 8th place
  • 1991  Gold medal
  • 1993 – 4th place
  • 1995 – 4th place
  • 1997  Gold medal
  • 1999 – 6th place
  • 2002 – 7th place
  • 2006Did not qualify
  • 2010 – 4th place
  • 2014 – 4th place
  • 2018 – 6th place

FINA World LeagueEdit

  • 2002 – 5th place[3]: 45 
  • 2003  Bronze medal
  • 2004 – 6th place
  • 2005 – 9th place
  • 2006 – 5th place
  • 2007 – 5th place
  • 2008  Silver medal
  • 2009 – 4th place
  • 2010 – 5th place
  • 2011 – 4th place
  • 2012 – 4th place
  • 2013 – 4th place
  • 2014 – 5th place
  • 2015 – 4th place
  • 2016  Silver medal
  • 2017 – 4th place
  • 2018 – 7th place
  • 2019Did not participate
  • 2020  Silver medal
  • 2022  Silver medal

Pan American GamesEdit

  • 1951  Bronze medal
  • 1955  Silver medal
  • 1959  Gold medal
  • 1963  Silver medal
  • 1967  Gold medal
  • 1971  Gold medal
  • 1975  Silver medal
  • 1979  Gold medal
  • 1983  Gold medal
  • 1987  Gold medal
  • 1991  Silver medal
  • 1995  Gold medal
  • 1999  Gold medal
  • 2003  Gold medal
  • 2007  Gold medal
  • 2011  Gold medal
  • 2015  Gold medal
  • 2019  Gold medal

Minor tournamentsEdit

Competitive recordEdit

Updated after 2019 Summer Universiade

Tournament Appearances Finishes
Champions Runners-up Third place Fourth place Total
Summer Universiade 20 3 4 2 3 12
Total 20 3 4 2 3 12

Summer UniversiadeEdit

  • 1959Did not participate
  • 1961Did not participate
  • 1963Did not participate
  • 1965Did not participate
  • 1967  Silver medal
  • 1970Did not participate
  • 1973  Bronze medal
  • 1977 – ? place
  • 1979  Gold medal
  • 1981  Silver medal
  • 1983  Silver medal
  • 1985 – 4th place
  • 1987 – 5th place
  • 1991  Gold medal
  • 1993  Gold medal
  • 1995 – 9th place
  • 1997 – 7th place
  • 1999 – 4th place
  • 2001Did not participate
  • 2003 – 8th place
  • 2005Did not participate
  • 2007Did not participate
  • 2009 – 6th place
  • 2011 – 4th place
  • 2013 – 5th place
  • 2015  Bronze medal
  • 2017 – 9th place
  • 2019  Silver medal

ASUA Cup (UANA Cup)Edit

  • 2005 –   Gold medal
  • 2006 –   Gold medal
  • 2009 – Event cancelled
  • 2011 – Did not participate
  • 2013a –   Silver medal
  • 2013b –   Gold medal
  • 2015 – Did not participate
  • 2017 – Did not participate
  • 2019 –   Silver medal

TeamEdit

Abbreviations
No. Cap number (C) Captain
H Handedness L Left-handed R Right-handed
Pos Playing position CB Center back (2-meter defense) CF Center forward (2-meter offense)
D Driver (attacker) GK Goalkeeper U Utility (except goalkeeper)

Current squadEdit

Roster for the 2020 Summer Olympics.

Head coach:   Dejan Udovičić[5]

No. Player Pos. L/R Height Weight Date of birth (age) Apps OG/
Goals
Club Ref
1 Alex Wolf 10GK 2R 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 103 kg (227 lb) (1997-04-19)19 April 1997 (aged 24) 61 0/0   Hydraikos [6]
2 Johnny Hooper 50D 2R 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 88 kg (194 lb) (1997-06-24)24 June 1997 (aged 24) 95 0/0   Palaio Faliro [7]
3 Marko Vavic 50D 2R 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 103 kg (227 lb) (1999-04-25)25 April 1999 (aged 22) 89 0/0   Roma Nuoto [8]
4 Alex Obert 40CF 2R 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 105 kg (231 lb) (1991-12-18)18 December 1991 (aged 29) 204 1/2   Jug Dubrovnik [9]
5 Hannes Daube 50D 2R 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 106 kg (234 lb) (2000-01-05)5 January 2000 (aged 21) 78 0/0   Olympiacos [10]
6 Luca Cupido 50D 2R 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 97 kg (214 lb) (1995-11-09)9 November 1995 (aged 25) 139 1/4   Camogli [11]
7 Ben Hallock 40CF 2R 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 115 kg (254 lb) (1997-11-22)22 November 1997 (aged 23) 128 1/0   Pro Recco [12]
8 Dylan Woodhead 20CB 2R 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 100 kg (220 lb) (1998-09-25)25 September 1998 (aged 22) 40 0/0   Glyfada [13]
9 Alex Bowen 50D 2R 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 106 kg (234 lb) (1993-09-04)4 September 1993 (aged 27) 212 1/3   Apollon Smyrnis [14]
10 Ben Stevenson 50D 2R 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 87 kg (192 lb) (1995-03-16)16 March 1995 (aged 26) 38 0/0   Glyfada [15]
11 Jesse Smith (C) 20CB 2R 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 112 kg (247 lb) (1983-04-27)27 April 1983 (aged 38) 455 4/16   NYAC [16]
12 Max Irving 50D 2R 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 81 kg (179 lb) (1995-05-21)21 May 1995 (aged 26) 98 0/0   Olympiacos [17]
13 Drew Holland 10GK 2R 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 83 kg (183 lb) (1995-04-11)11 April 1995 (aged 26) 53 0/0   Chios [18]
Average 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 99 kg (218 lb) 26 years, 24 days 130

Note: Age as of 23 July 2021
Source: United States Men | Tokyo 2020 Olympics Archived 2021-07-22 at the Wayback Machine

Former squadsEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

World Aquatics ChampionshipsEdit

FINA World CupEdit

Pan American GamesEdit

Olympics statisticsEdit

Results by tournamentEdit

The following table shows results of the United States men's national water polo team at the Olympic Games by tournament.

Games MP W D L GF GA GD Win % Finish Ref
  1900 Paris Did not participate
  1904 St. Louis Demonstration event
  1908 London Did not participate
  1912 Stockholm Did not participate
  1920 Antwerp 5 2 0 3 18 19 -1 40.00% 4th of 12 [21][22][23]
  1924 Paris 5 2 0 3 10 11 -1 40.00% 3rd of 13 [26][27][28]
  1928 Amsterdam 3 1 0 2 11 7 +4 33.33% 7th of 14 [30][31][32]
  1932 Los Angeles 4 2 1 1 20 12 +8 50.00% 3rd of 5 [34][35][36]
  1936 Berlin 3 1 0 2 7 8 -1 33.33% 9th of 16 [37][38][39]
  1948 London 3 1 1 1 11 11 0 33.33% 11th of 18 [41][42][43]
  1952 Helsinki 9 5 0 4 35 31 +4 55.56% 4th of 21 [44][45][46]
  1956 Melbourne 6 2 0 4 15 23 -8 33.33% 5th of 10 [47][48][49]
  1960 Rome 7 3 0 4 33 35 -2 42.86% 7th of 16 [50][51][52]
  1964 Tokyo 3 1 0 2 12 9 +3 33.33% 9th of 13 [53][54][55]
  1968 Mexico City 8 5 1 2 49 43 +6 62.50% 5th of 15 [56][57][58]
  1972 Munich 9 6 2 1 50 38 +12 66.67% 3rd of 16 [59][60][61]
  1976 Montreal Did not qualify
  1980 Moscow Qualified but withdrew
  1984 Los Angeles 7 6 1 0 65 43 +22 85.71% 2nd of 12 [62][63][64]
  1988 Seoul 7 5 0 2 71 56 +15 71.43% 2nd of 12 [65][66][67]
  1992 Barcelona 7 4 0 3 48 38 +10 57.14% 4th of 12 [68][69][70]
  1996 Atlanta 8 5 0 3 67 57 +10 62.50% 7th of 12 [71][72][73]
  2000 Sydney 8 3 0 5 69 68 +1 37.50% 6th of 12 [74][75][76]
  2004 Athens 7 4 0 3 47 50 -3 57.14% 7th of 12 [77][78][79]
  2008 Beijing 7 5 0 2 57 50 +7 71.43% 2nd of 12 [80][81][82]
  2012 London 8 3 0 5 61 70 -9 37.50% 8th of 12 [83][85]
  2016 Rio de Janeiro 5 2 0 3 35 35 0 40.00% 10th of 12 [86][88]
Total 129 68 6 55 791 714 +77 52.71%
Games MP W D L GF GA GD Win % Finish Ref

Historical progression – best finishEdit

The following table shows the historical progression of the best finish at the Olympic Games.

Best finish Achievement Games Date Duration of record Ref
4th Set record   1920 Antwerp Aug 29, 1920 3 years, 326 days [21][22][23]
3rd Broke record   1924 Paris Jul 20, 1924 60 years, 21 days [26][27][28]
Tied record   1932 Los Angeles Aug 13, 1932 [34][35][36]
Tied record   1972 Munich Sep 4, 1972 [59][60][61]
2nd Broke record   1984 Los Angeles Aug 10, 1984 37 years, 364 days [62][63][64]
Tied record   1988 Seoul Oct 1, 1988 [65][66][67]
Tied record   2008 Beijing Aug 24, 2008 [80][81][82]

Results by opponentEdit

The following tables show results of the United States men's national water polo team at the Olympic Games by opponent.

Continent Medals First Latest MP W D L GF GA GD Win % Confederation
Teams from Americas 0 1936 1984 10 9 1 0 70 30 +40 90.00% ASUA
Teams from Asia 0 1932 2008 4 4 0 0 41 17 +24 100.00% AASF
Teams from Europe 73 1920 2016 111 52 5 54 645 641 +4 46.85% LEN
Teams from Oceania 0 1984 2012 4 3 0 1 35 26 +9 75.00% OSA
Total 73 1920 2016 129 68 6 55 791 714 +77 52.71%
Team Medals First Latest MP W D L GF GA GD Win % Confederation
  Australia 0 1984 2012 4 3 0 1 35 26 +9 75.00% OSA
  Austria 0 1952 1952 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 100.00% LEN
  Belgium^ 6 1920 1932 7 2 1 4 20 23 -3 28.57% LEN
  Brazil 0 1964 1984 4 4 0 0 33 11 +22 100.00% ASUA
  Canada 0 1972 1972 1 1 0 0 8 1 +7 100.00% ASUA
  China 0 1988 2008 2 2 0 0 22 11 +11 100.00% AASF
  Croatia^ 3 1996 2016 7 4 0 3 47 52 -5 57.14% LEN
  Cuba 0 1968 1972 2 1 1 0 13 12 +1 50.00% ASUA
  Czechoslovakia 0 1992 1992 1 1 0 0 9 3 +6 100.00% LEN
  East Germany 0 1968 1968 1 1 0 0 6 4 +2 100.00% LEN
  France^ 4 1924 2016 5 3 0 2 29 19 +10 60.00% LEN
  Germany^ 3 1932 2008 5 3 1 1 26 20 +6 60.00% LEN
  Great Britain^ 4 1920 2012 4 3 0 1 28 20 +8 75.00% LEN
  Greece 0 1920 2000 6 5 0 1 61 31 +30 83.33% LEN
  Hungary^ 15 1928 2012 12 1 0 11 48 90 -42 8.33% LEN
  Italy^ 8 1952 2016 8 4 0 4 58 59 -1 50.00% LEN
  Japan 0 1932 1932 1 1 0 0 10 0 +10 100.00% AASF
  Kazakhstan 0 2004 2004 1 1 0 0 9 6 +3 100.00% AASF
  Malta 0 1928 1928 1 1 0 0 10 0 +10 100.00% LEN
  Mexico 0 1972 1972 1 1 0 0 7 5 +2 100.00% ASUA
  Montenegro 0 2012 2016 2 1 0 1 13 15 -2 50.00% LEN
  Netherlands^ 2 1924 2000 7 5 0 2 43 35 +8 71.43% LEN
  Romania 0 1952 2012 5 4 0 1 34 25 +9 80.00% LEN
  Russia^ 2 2000 2004 2 0 0 2 17 20 -3 0.00% LEN
  Serbia^ 3 2008 2012 3 1 0 2 18 20 -2 33.33% LEN
  Serbia and Montenegro^† 1 1996 2004 3 1 0 2 21 25 -4 33.33% LEN
  Soviet Union^† 7 1956 1988 4 1 1 2 18 24 -6 25.00% LEN
  Spain^ 2 1920 2016 9 4 0 5 62 57 +5 44.44% LEN
  Sweden^ 3 1920 1952 4 1 0 3 6 19 -13 25.00% LEN
  Ukraine 0 1996 1996 1 1 0 0 9 7 +2 100.00% LEN
  Unified Team^† 1 1992 1992 2 0 0 2 9 16 -7 0.00% LEN
  Uruguay 0 1936 1948 2 2 0 0 9 1 +8 100.00% ASUA
  West Germany^† 1 1968 1984 3 2 1 0 19 16 +3 66.67% LEN
  Yugoslavia^† 8 1952 1988 8 2 1 5 30 40 -10 25.00% LEN
Total 73 1920 2016 129 68 6 55 791 714 +77 52.71%
Team Medals First Latest MP W D L GF GA GD Win % Confederation

^Teams that have won at least one Olympic medal are shown in bold.
Defunct teams are shown in italic.

Number of competitors and average age, height & weightEdit

The following table shows number of competitors and average age, height & weight at the Olympic Games by tournament.

Games Competitors Returning Olympians Average Finish Ref
Number Number % Age Height Weight
  1920 Antwerp 11 0 0.00% 26 years, 77 days 4th of 12 [21][22][23]
  1924 Paris 11 1 9.09% 25 years, 72 days[h] 3rd of 13 [26][27][28]
  1928 Amsterdam 11 4 36.36% 25 years, 364 days[i] 7th of 14 [30][31][32]
  1932 Los Angeles 7[b] 1 14.29% 26 years, 220 days 3rd of 5 [34][35][36]
  1936 Berlin 9[c] 6 66.67% 29 years, 183 days 9th of 16 [37][38][39]
  1948 London 8[d] 2 25.00% 31 years, 185 days 11th of 18 [41][42][43]
  1952 Helsinki 10[e] 0 0.00% 22 years, 77 days 4th of 21 [44][45][46]
  1956 Melbourne 10[f] 2 20.00% 25 years, 230 days 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 182 lb (83 kg) 5th of 10 [47][48][49]
  1960 Rome 10[g] 4 40.00% 24 years, 361 days 5 ft 11.5 in (1.82 m) 176 lb (80 kg) 7th of 16 [50][51][52]
  1964 Tokyo 11 2 18.18% 23 years, 204 days 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 174 lb (79 kg) 9th of 13 [53][54][55]
  1968 Mexico City 11 4 36.36% 24 years, 187 days 6 ft 0.5 in (1.84 m) 184 lb (83 kg) 5th of 15 [56][57][58]
  1972 Munich 11 7 63.64% 25 years, 152 days 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 188 lb (85 kg) 3rd of 16 [59][60][61]
  1984 Los Angeles 13 0 0.00% 27 years, 188 days 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 192 lb (87 kg) 2nd of 12 [62][63][64]
  1988 Seoul 13 5 38.46% 27 years, 345 days 6 ft 2.5 in (1.89 m) 201 lb (91 kg) 2nd of 12 [65][66][67]
  1992 Barcelona 13 7 53.85% 28 years, 348 days 6 ft 3.5 in (1.92 m) 203 lb (92 kg) 4th of 12 [68][69][70]
  1996 Atlanta 13 5 38.46% 27 years, 24 days 6 ft 3.5 in (1.92 m) 203 lb (92 kg) 7th of 12 [71][72][73]
  2000 Sydney 13 6 46.15% 27 years, 353 days 6 ft 3.5 in (1.92 m) 205 lb (93 kg) 6th of 12 [74][75][76]
  2004 Athens 13 3 23.08% 25 years, 359 days 6 ft 3.5 in (1.92 m) 211 lb (96 kg) 7th of 12 [77][78][79]
  2008 Beijing 13 7 53.85% 27 years, 186 days 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 218 lb (99 kg) 2nd of 12 [80][81][82]
  2012 London 13 10 76.92% 30 years, 316 days 6 ft 4.5 in (1.94 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 8th of 12 [83][84][85]
  2016 Rio de Janeiro 13 4 30.77% 25 years, 251 days 6 ft 4.5 in (1.94 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 10th of 12 [86][87][88]
Games Number Number % Age Height Weight Finish Ref
Competitors Returning Olympians Average

Historical progression – returning OlympiansEdit

The following table shows the historical progression of the record of returning Olympians.

Returning
Olympians
Achievement Games Date Duration of record Ref
0 Set record   1920 Antwerp Aug 24, 1920 3 years, 324 days [21][22][23]
1 Broke record   1924 Paris Jul 13, 1924 4 years, 24 days [26][27][28]
4 Broke record   1928 Amsterdam Aug 6, 1928 8 years, 2 days [30][31][32]
6 Broke record   1936 Berlin Aug 8, 1936 36 years, 19 days [37][38][39]
7 Broke record   1972 Munich Aug 27, 1972 39 years, 337 days [59][60][61]
Tied record   1992 Barcelona Aug 1, 1992 [68][69][70]
Tied record   2008 Beijing Aug 10, 2008 [80][81][82]
10 Broke record   2012 London Jul 29, 2012 10 years, 11 days [83][84][85]

Historical progression – average age, height and weightEdit

The following table shows the historical progression of the record of average age at the Olympic Games.

Average age Achievement Games Date Duration of record Ref
26 years, 77 days Set record   1920 Antwerp Aug 24, 1920 11 years, 348 days [21][22][23]
26 years, 220 days Broke record   1932 Los Angeles Aug 6, 1932 4 years, 2 days [34][35][36]
29 years, 183 days Broke record   1936 Berlin Aug 8, 1936 11 years, 357 days [37][38][39]
31 years, 185 days Broke record   1948 London Jul 30, 1948 74 years, 10 days [41][42][43]

The following table shows the historical progression of the record of average height at the Olympic Games.

Average height Achievement Games Date Duration of record Ref
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Set record   1956 Melbourne Nov 28, 1956 27 years, 247 days [47][48][49]
Tied record   1972 Munich Aug 27, 1972 [59][60][61]
6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Broke record   1984 Los Angeles Aug 1, 1984 4 years, 51 days [62][63][64]
6 ft 2.5 in (1.89 m) Broke record   1988 Seoul Sep 21, 1988 3 years, 315 days [65][66][67]
6 ft 3.5 in (1.92 m) Broke record   1992 Barcelona Aug 1, 1992 16 years, 9 days [68][69][70]
Tied record   1996 Atlanta Jul 20, 1996 [71][72][73]
Tied record   2000 Sydney Sep 23, 2000 [74][75][76]
Tied record   2004 Athens Aug 15, 2004 [77][78][79]
6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Broke record   2008 Beijing Aug 10, 2008 3 years, 354 days [80][81][82]
6 ft 4.5 in (1.94 m) Broke record   2012 London Jul 29, 2012 10 years, 11 days [83][84][85]
Tied record   2016 Rio de Janeiro Aug 6, 2016 [86][87][88]

The following table shows the historical progression of the record of average weight at the Olympic Games.

Average weight Achievement Games Date Duration of record Ref
182 lb (83 kg) Set record   1956 Melbourne Nov 28, 1956 11 years, 321 days [47][48][49]
184 lb (83 kg) Broke record   1968 Mexico City Oct 14, 1968 3 years, 318 days [56][57][58]
188 lb (85 kg) Broke record   1972 Munich Aug 27, 1972 11 years, 340 days [59][60][61]
192 lb (87 kg) Broke record   1984 Los Angeles Aug 1, 1984 4 years, 51 days [62][63][64]
201 lb (91 kg) Broke record   1988 Seoul Sep 21, 1988 3 years, 315 days [65][66][67]
203 lb (92 kg) Broke record   1992 Barcelona Aug 1, 1992 8 years, 53 days [68][69][70]
Tied record   1996 Atlanta Jul 20, 1996 [71][72][73]
205 lb (93 kg) Broke record   2000 Sydney Sep 23, 2000 3 years, 327 days [74][75][76]
211 lb (96 kg) Broke record   2004 Athens Aug 15, 2004 3 years, 361 days [77][78][79]
218 lb (99 kg) Broke record   2008 Beijing Aug 10, 2008 3 years, 354 days [80][81][82]
220 lb (100 kg) Broke record   2012 London Jul 29, 2012 10 years, 11 days [83][84][85]
Tied record   2016 Rio de Janeiro Aug 6, 2016 [86][87][88]

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Harry Hebner was appointed head coach for the 1924 games, but he did not go due to business commitment.
  2. ^ a b Only 7 players competed in this tournament. They were all listed in page 607, 629, 630, 631, 632 and 633 of the Official Report of the 1932 Olympic Games (page 623, 646, 647, 648, 649 and 650 of the PDF document). The official report of the International Olympic Committee did not count other reserves or alternates as competitors or medalists.
  3. ^ a b Only 9 players competed in this tournament. They were all listed in page 984 of the Official Report of the 1936 Olympic Games (page 345 of the PDF document). The official report of the International Olympic Committee did not count other reserves or alternates as competitors.
  4. ^ a b Only 8 players competed in this tournament. They were all listed in page 470 and 472 of the Official Report of the 1948 Olympic Games (page 642 and 644 of the PDF document). The official report of the International Olympic Committee did not count other reserves or alternates as competitors.
  5. ^ a b Only 10 players competed in this tournament. They were all listed in page 599, 600, 603, 604 and 605 of the Official Report of the 1952 Olympic Games (page 602, 603, 606, 607 and 608 of the PDF document). The official report of the International Olympic Committee did not count other reserves or alternates as competitors.
  6. ^ a b Only 10 players competed in this tournament. They were all listed in page 623 and 624 of the Official Report of the 1956 Olympic Games (page 625 and 626 of the PDF document). The official report of the International Olympic Committee did not count other reserves or alternates as competitors.
  7. ^ a b Only 10 players competed in this tournament. They were all listed in page 615, 616, 619, 620 and 623 of the Official Report of the 1960 Olympic Games (page 624, 625, 628, 629 and 632 of the PDF document). The official report of the International Olympic Committee did not count other reserves or alternates as competitors.
  8. ^ Average age of 10 competitors.
  9. ^ Average age of 9 competitors.

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