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At the 1900 Summer Olympics
The 1900 Summer Olympics, today officially known as the Games of the II Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event which was celebrated in 1900 in Paris, France. No opening or closing ceremonies were held; competitions began on May 14 and ended on October 28. The Games were held as part of...
, a water polo
Water polo is a team water sport. The playing team consists of six field players and one goalkeeper. The winner of the game is the team that scores more goals. Game play involves swimming, treading water , players passing the ball while being defended by opponents, and scoring by throwing into a...
tournament was contested.
8 teams entered the water polo event, with one withdrawing before competition. The tournament was played in a single-elimination format, with no playoff for third place. Thus, four of the seven competing teams won medals.
|| Osborne Swimming Club
|| Thomas Coe
John Henry Derbyshire
John Henry "Rob" Derbyshire was an English freestyle swimmer and water polo player from Chorlton, Lancashire, who competed in the 1900 Summer Olympics, 1906 Summer Olympics, 1908 Summer Olympics and 1912 Summer Olympics....
Arthur G. Robertson
Arthur G. Robertson was a British water polo player who played for the Osborne Swimming Club team that won the gold medal at the 1900 Olympic Games.-References:...
George Wilkinson was a British water polo player who competed in the 1900 Summer Olympics, in the 1908 Summer Olympics, and in the 1912 Summer Olympics he was in the Hyde Seal team when he won the Olympics. Hyde Seal are a manchester team.He was part of the British water polo team and won three...
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|| Jean de Backer
Victor de Behr
Henri Cohen was an athlete who specialized in water polo.-References:...
Fernand Feyearts was a Belgian swimmer and water polo player who competed for Belgium at the 1908 Summer Olympics. He was most successful in water polo winning a silver medal at the 1900 Summer Olympics and a silver medal again at the 1908 Summer Olympics....
Oscar Grégoire was a Belgian water polo player and backstroke swimmer who competed in the 1900 Summer Olympics, in the 1908 Summer Olympics, and in the 1912 Summer Olympics....
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|| Thomas Burgess
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|| Eugène Coulon
Désiré Alfred Mérchez was a male French swimmer and water polo player who competed in the 1900 Summer Olympics.He was born in Lille and died in Nice....
|| Berliner Swimming Club
|| Hans Aniol
Max Hainle was a German swimmer who competed in the 1900 Summer Olympics.As a member of the German swimming team he won the gold medal at the Paris Games....
Herbert von Petersdorff
Herbert von Petersdorff was a German swimmer who competed in the 1900 Summer Olympics. He was a member of the German swimming team, which won the gold medal at the Paris Games.-External links:*...
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Charles de Vendevill