One ball singles croquet
at the Games of the II Olympiad
from 1 nation
1900 Olympic Croquet one-ball singles tournament was held over three rounds on 28 June 1900. Nine athletes from France competed.
First round [ edit ]
The first round eliminated five players, allowing four to advance. Four players, including two of the three women, did not finish the round. The third woman, Desprès, finished the round with 24 points but did not advance among the top four.
Second round [ edit ]
Waydelich and Blachère were eliminated in the second round. Waydelich, in third place, is now considered by the
International Olympic Committee to be a bronze medallist.
Gaston Aumoitte won the championship.
References [ edit ]
De Wael, Herman.
Herman's Full Olympians: "Croquet 1900". Accessed 10 January 2006. Available electronically at . Mallon, Bill. "The First Two Women Olympians" in
Citius, Altius, Fortius, Autumn 1995, No. 3, p. 38. Available in pdf format from the AAFLA .
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.