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Polo at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Polo returned to the Olympic program at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, after not being contested at the 1928 Games or 1932 Games. The 1936 tournament was the last time that the sport was contested at the Olympic Games.

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Medalists

Argentina Argentina (ARG)----

Manuel Andrada
Roberto Cavanagh
Luis Duggan
Andrés Gazzotti

Great Britain Great Britain (GBR)----

David Dawnay
Bryan Fowler
Humphrey Guinness
William Hinde

Mexico Mexico (MEX)----

Juan Gracia
Julio Mueller
Antonio Nava
Alberto Ramos

Note: The International Olympic Committee medal database shows also only these players as medalists. They all played at least one match during the tournament. The reserve players are not listed as medalists.

Results

Participating nations

Each country was allowed to enter one team of 8 players and they all were eligible for participation.

A total of 21(*) polo players from 5 nations competed at the Berlin Games:

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

Only a few reserve players are known.

Summary

File:Equipo argentino polo MO 1936.jpg
Argentina polo team, gold medal winner
Place Nation
1

Argentina Argentina (ARG)
Luis Duggan
Roberto Cavanagh
Andrés Gazzotti
Manuel Andrada
Enrique J. Alberdi
Diego Cavanagh
Juan Diego Nelson
Juan Jose Reynal

2

Great Britain Great Britain (GBR)
Bryan Fowler
William Hinde
David Dawnay
Humphrey Guinness

3

Mexico Mexico (MEX)
Juan Gracia
Julio Mueller
Antonio Nava
Alberto Ramos
Alfinio Flores
Miguel Salvagoitia

4

Hungary Hungary (HUN)---- Kálmán Bartalis
István Bethlen
Tivadar Dienes-Öhm
Dezső Kovács
Imre Szentpály

5

Germany Germany (GER)----

Heinrich Amsinck
Walter Bartram
Arthur Köser
Robert Miles Reincke----

Erich Ottens

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