Water polo at the 1924 Summer Olympics

Final results for the water polo tournament at the 1924 Summer Olympics.[1] All medals were decided by using the Bergvall system.[2]

Men's water polo
at the Games of the VIII Olympiad
VenueParis
Dates13–20 July
Competitors101 from 13 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) France
 France
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Belgium
 Belgium
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) United States
 United States
← 1920
1928 →

Medal summaryEdit

Gold Silver Bronze
  France (FRA)[1]
Albert Delborgies
Noël Delberghe
Robert Desmettre
Paul Dujardin
Albert Mayaud
Henri Padou
Georges Rigal
R. Bertrand
A. Fasani
Jean Lasquin
L. Perol
  Belgium (BEL)
Gérard Blitz
Maurice Blitz
Joseph Cludts
Joseph de Combe
Pierre Dewin
Albert Durant
Georges Fleurix
Paul Gailly
Joseph Pletinckx
Jules Thiry
Jean-Pierre Vermetten
  United States (USA)
Arthur Austin
Oliver Horn
Fred Lauer
George Mitchell
John Norton
Wally O'Connor
George Schroth
Herb Vollmer
Johnny Weissmuller
Elmer Collett
Jam Handy

Note: The players above the line played at least one game in this tournament, the players below the line were reserve players and did not compete in this tournament. Nevertheless the International Olympic Committee medal database exclusively credits them all as medalists. However the official report did not even count them as competitors.

ResultsEdit

First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
            
  France 3
  United States 1
  France 6
  Netherlands 3
  Netherlands 7
  Switzerland 0
  France 4
  Sweden 2
  Sweden 7
  Italy 0
  Sweden 9
  Spain 0
  Spain
bye
  France   3
  Belgium 0
bye
  Belgium
  Belgium 3
  Hungary 2
  Hungary 7
  Great Britain 6
  Belgium 5
  Czechoslovakia 1
  Czechoslovakia 6
  Greece 1
  Czechoslovakia 4
  Ireland 2
  Ireland
bye [3]

Silver Medal TournamentEdit

Semifinals Silver Medal Final
      
  United States 4
  Netherlands 2
  United States 1
  Belgium   2
  Belgium 4
  Sweden 3

Bronze Medal TournamentEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Bronze Medal Final
  Hungary 7
  Czechoslovakia 0   Hungary 1
  Sweden 4
  Sweden 2
  United States   3
  United States 4
  Netherlands 2

Participating nationsEdit

Each country was allowed to enter a team of 11 players and they all were eligible for participation. Austria withdrew without playing a match. A total of 101 water polo players from 13 nations competed at the Paris Games:

SummaryEdit

Place[1] Nation
1   France (FRA)
Albert Delborgies
Noël Delberghe
Robert Desmettre
Paul Dujardin
Albert Mayaud
Henri Padou
Georges Rigal
R. Bertrand
A. Fasani
Jean Lasquin
L. Perol
2   Belgium (BEL)
Gérard Blitz
Maurice Blitz
Joseph Cludts
Joseph de Combe
Pierre Dewin
Albert Durant
Georges Fleurix
Paul Gailly
Joseph Pletinckx
Jules Thiry
Jean-Pierre Vermetten
3   United States (USA)
Arthur Austin
Oliver Horn
Fred Lauer
George Mitchell
John Norton
Wally O'Connor
George Schroth
Herb Vollmer
Johnny Weissmuller
Elmer Collett
Jam Handy
Coach: Otto Wahle
4   Sweden (SWE)
Cletus Andersson (SK Neptun)
Erik Andersson (Stockholms KK)
Vilhelm Andersson (SK Neptun)
Nils Backlund (SK Neptun)
Theodor Nauman (Stockholms KK)
Martin Norberg (Stockholms KK)
Gösta Persson (Stockholms KK)
Hilmar Wictorin (SK Neptun)
S. Friberg
E. Skoglund
N. Skoglund
5   Hungary (HUN)
István Barta (III. ker TVE)
Tibor Fazekas (FTC)
Lajos Homonnai (III. ker TVE)
Márton Homonnai (III. ker TVE)
Alajos Keserű (FTC)
Ferenc Keserű (III. ker TVE)
József Vértesy (FTC)
János Wenk (FTC)
A. Ivády
F. Kann
B. Nagy
6   Czechoslovakia (TCH)
Ladislav Ankert
Frantšek Franěk
Jan Hora
Hugo Klempfner
František Kůrka
Vojtech Neményi
Jiří Reitman
Josef Tomášek
Frantšek Vacín
František Cerník
J. Humelhans
7   Netherlands (NED)
Gé Bohlander
Willy Bohlander
Willem Bokhoven
Jan den Boer
Sjaak Köhler
Karel Struijs
Han van Senus
A. Goedings
Abraham van Olst
Pieter van Senus
R. van Senus
8   Great Britain (GBR)
Harold Annison
John Budd
Charles Bugbee
Richard Hodgson
Arthur Hunt
Paul Radmilovic
Charles Sydney Smith
D. Edward
R. Haston
William Peacock
9   Ireland (IRL)
Charles Barrett
James Beckett
James S. Brady
Pat Convery
Charles Fagan
Michael A. O'Connor
Noel M.J. Purcell
William J. Fagan
Norman N. Judd
Joseph O'Connor
10   Spain (ESP)
Manuel Basté
Jaime Cruells
José Fontanet
Francisco Gibert
Luis Gibert
Enrique Granados Gal
José María Puig
A. Bretos
J. Trigo
Mariano Trigo
Alfonso Tusell Alonso
11   Italy (ITA)
Tito Ambrosini (Doria)
Mario Balla (Doria)
Arnoldo Berruti (Sturla)
Mario Cazzaniga (R.N. Milano)
Eugenio Della Casa (Doria)
Achille Gavoglio (Doria)
Giuseppe Valle (Sturla)
Ottone Andreancich (R.N. Milano)
Gian Battista Benvenuto
Emilio Gavoglio
Carmine De Luca (138ª Legione)
12   Switzerland (SUI)
Charles Biefer
Henri Demiéville
Robert Girod
Charles Kopp
Albert Mondet
Fernand Moret
Robert Wyss
Armand Boppart
P. Renevier
H. Rich
René Ricolfi-Doria
13   Greece (GRE)
Anastasios Theodorakis
Andreas Asimakopoulos
Nikolaos Baltatzis-Mavrokordatos
Georgios Khalkiopoulos
Nikolaos Kaloudis
Pantelis Psychas
Dionysios Vasilopoulos
Christos Peppas
E. Vlassis
C. Vourvoulis

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "HistoFINA – Water polo medalists and statistics" (PDF). fina.org. FINA. September 2019. p. 4. Retrieved 16 April 2021.
  2. ^ "Water Polo at the 1924 Paris Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 19 November 2019.
  3. ^ Ireland had been drawn against Austria, who withdrew.

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