Polo at the 1900 Summer Olympics

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Men's polo
at the Games of the II Olympiad
Dates May 28–June 2
Competitors 20 from 4 nations
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
Bronze medal 
  1908»

At the 1900 Summer Olympics, a polo tournament was contested. Matches were held on 28 May, 31 May, and 2 June. Five teams competed. Most of the teams were of mixed nationality, with British athletes competing on three different teams. There was no playoff for third place.

Polo

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 20 players from 4 nations competed at the Paris Games:

Results[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
28 May 1900 31 May 1900 2 June 1900
     
United KingdomUnited States Foxhunters Hurlingham (GBR/USA) 10        
France Compiègne Polo Club (FRA) 0  
United KingdomUnited States Foxhunters Hurlingham (GBR/USA) 6
  FranceUnited Kingdom Bagatelle Polo Club de Paris (FRA/GBR) 4  
None
None  
United KingdomUnited States Foxhunters Hurlingham (GBR/USA) 3
  United KingdomUnited States BLO Polo Club Rugby (GBR/USA) 1
None
None  
United KingdomUnited States BLO Polo Club Rugby (GBR/USA) 8
   Mexico (MEX) 0  
None
None  


Place Team Nation
1 Foxhunters Hurlingham Great Britain
United States
2 BLO Polo Club Rugby Great Britain
United States
3 Bagatelle Polo Club de Paris France
Great Britain
Mexico Mexico
5 Compiègne Polo Club France

Rosters[edit]

Foxhunters Hurlingham[edit]

BLO Polo Club Rugby[edit]

Bagatelle Polo Club de Paris[edit]

Mexico[edit]

Compiègne Polo Club[edit]

Medal table[edit]

Three out of the four medals were won by mixed teams. The United States and Great Britain had competitors on both the gold and the silver medal teams. Great Britain and France both had players on one of the bronze medal teams, while Mexico took the other bronze by itself.

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Mixed team (ZZX) 1 1 1 3
2  Mexico (MEX) 0 0 1 1

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Raoul-Duval played on two different teams.

References[edit]

  • International Olympic Committee medal winners database
  • De Wael, Herman. Herman's Full Olympians: "Polo 1900". Accessed 25 February 2006. Available electronically at [1].
  • Mallon, Bill (1998). The 1900 Olympic Games, Results for All Competitors in All Events, with Commentary. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. ISBN 0-7864-0378-0.