Water polo at the 1924 Summer Olympics

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Water polo

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

Medal summary[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
France
Albert Delborgies
Noël Delberghe
Robert Desmettre
Paul Dujardin
Albert Mayaud
Henri Padou
Georges Rigal
R. Bertrand
A. Fasani
Jean Lasquin
L. Perol
Belgium
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
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.

Results[edit]

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 1 3
Belgium 0
bye
Belgium
Belgium 3
Hungary 2
Hungary 7
Great Britain 6
Belgium 5
Czechoslovakia 1
Czechoslovakia 6
Greece 1
Czechoslovakia 4
Republic of Ireland Ireland 2
Republic of Ireland Ireland
Austria w/o

Silver Medal Tournament[edit]

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

Bronze Medal Tournament[edit]

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

Participating nations[edit]

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:

(*) NOTE: There are only players counted, which participated in one game at least.

Summary[edit]

Place 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
-  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
-  Czechoslovakia (TCH)
Václav Ankrt
Frantšek Franěk
Jan Hora
Hugo Klempfner
František Kůrka
Vojtech Neményi
Jiří Reitman
Josef Tomášek
Frantšek Vacín
František Cerník
J. Humelhans
-  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
-  Ireland (IRL)
Charles Barrett
James Beckett
James Brady
John Convery
Charles Fagan
Michael O'Connor
Noel Purcell
W. Fagan
Norman Judd
John O'Connor
-  Spain (ESP)
Manuel Basté
Jaime Cruells Folguera
Jaime Fontanet
Francesc Gibert
Lluís Gibert
Enrique Granados Gal
José María Puig Bori
A. Bretos
J. Trigo
Mariano Trigo
Alfonso Tusell Alonso
-  Great Britain (GBR)
Harold Annison
John Budd
Charles Bugbee
Richard Hodgson
Arthur Hunt
Paul Radmilovic
Charles Sydney Smith
D. Edward
R. Haston
William Peacock
-  Greece (GRE)
Theodorakis Anastassios
Andreas Asimakopoulos
Nikolaos Mavrokordatos Baltatzis
Georgios Chalkiopoulos
Nikolaos Kaloudis
Pantelis Psychas
Dionysios Vassilopoulos
Christos Peppas
E. Vlassis
C. Vourvoulis
-  Switzerland (SUI)
Charles Biefer
Henri Demiéville
Robert Girod
Charles Kopp
Albert Moret
Fernand Moret
Robert Wyss
Armand Boppart
P. Renevier
H. Rich
René Ricolfi-Doria
-  Italy (ITA)
Tito Ambrosini (Doria)
Mario Balla (Doria)
Arnoldo Berruti (Sturla)
Mario Cazzaniga (R.N. Milano)
Eugenio Della Casa (Doria)
Achille Francesco Gavoglio (Doria)
Giuseppe M. Valle (Sturla)
Ottone Andreancich (R.N. Milano)
Gian Battista Benvenuto
Emilio Gavoglio
Carmine De Luca (138ª Legione)