|Olympic medal record|
|Men's Water Polo|
|1908 London||Team competition|
Thomas Henry Thould (11 January 1886 – 15 June 1971) was an English water polo player who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics representing Great Britain. Thomas played a paramount role in the 1908 final. He was part of the British team, which won the gold medal.
At the 1908 Summer Olympics, a water polo tournament was contested.
Water polo has been part of the Summer Olympics program since the second games, in 1900. A women's water polo tournament was introduced for the 2000 Summer Olympics. Hungary has been the most successful country in men's tournament, while the United States is the only team to win multiple times at the women's tournament since its introduction. Italy is the first and only country to win both the men's and women's water polo tournaments.
Peter Kemp was a British competitive swimmer and water polo player of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He participated in water polo and swimming at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris, and won a bronze medal in the 200-metre obstacle event, and a gold medal in water polo as a member of the British team.
George Thomson Cornet was the only Scot in the Great Britain and Ireland water polo team that won gold in the 1908 Summer Olympics and the 1912 Summer Olympics. He was born in Inverness and died in Rainhill.
Charles Sydney Smith was born in Wigan, the ninth of eleven children born to Thomas Smith and Elizabeth née Sayer. He was a British water polo player who competed as goalkeeper for the England Water Polo team which won gold medals in the London games of 1908, and the Stockholm games of 1912. After the Great War he returned, at the age of 44, as part of the Great Britain team to win a third gold medal at the Antwerp games in 1920. He was still in the team four years later competing in the Paris games of 1924 where the team was knocked out in the first round by the Hungarian team after extra time.
Arthur Edwin Hill was a British water polo player who competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics. He was part of the British team, which was successful in winning a gold medal at the Stockholm Olympiad. Arthur Hill served in World War 1 and was a swimming champion in the Canadian Expeditionary Forces. He went on to represent New York Athletics Club in 1922 and several English counties: Staffordshire, 1908 to 1913, Sussex, 1923 to 1927 and Kent, 1928. Arthur Hill was Vice-President of Plaistow United Swimming Club, which won the English Water Polo Championship in the 1928/29 season.
George Wilkinson was an English water polo player who competed at the 1908 and 1912 Summer Olympics representing Great Britain. 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 two gold medals. The International Olympic Committee credits him with a third gold medal from the 1900 Games, but this is incorrect as he was in England during the tournament.
Charles G. Eric Forsyth was a British water polo player who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics. He was part of the British team, which was able to win the gold medal.
George Wilfred Nevinson was a British water polo player who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics. He was part of the British team, which was able to win the gold medal.
The men's tournament of water polo at the 2012 Summer Olympics at London, Great Britain, began on 29 July and lasted until 12 August 2012. All games were held at the Water Polo Arena.
Thomas Coe was a British water polo player who won a gold medal in the 1900 Summer Olympics. Coe was a member of the Osborne Swimming Club of Manchester, which fielded the winning team.
This article presents the national team appearances in the men's Olympic water polo tournament since the inaugural official edition in 1900.
This article lists various water polo records and statistics in relation to the Australia men's national water polo team at the Summer Olympics.
This article lists various water polo records and statistics in relation to the Great Britain men's national water polo team at the Summer Olympics.