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Polo at the Summer Olympics

Polo at the Summer Olympics
Governing body FIP
Events 1 (men)
Games
1896 1900 1904 1908 1912 1920
1924 1928 1932 1936 1948 1952
1956 1960 1964 1968 1972 1976
1980 1984 1988 1992 1996 2000
2004 2008
Medalists

Polo was introduced in the Summer Olympics at the 1900 Games. It was contested in another four Olympiads before being removed from the official programme, after the 1936 Summer Olympics.

Contents

Events

Event 96 00 04 08 12 20 24 28 32 36 48 52 56 60 64 68 72 76 80 84 88 92 96 00 04 08 Years

Men's tournament

X X X X X 5

Events

- 1 - 1 - 1 1 - - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1

Year

96 00 04 08 12 20 24 28 32 36 48 52 56 60 64 68 72 76 80 84 88 92 96 00 04 08 5

Medal table by nation

1

Great Britain Great Britain (GBR)

3[1][2] 4[3][4][5] 2[6] 9
2

Argentina Argentina (ARG)

2 0 0 2
3

United States United States (USA)

1[1] 3[3] 0 4
4

Spain Spain (ESP)

0 1 0 1
5

Mexico Mexico (MEX)

0 0 2 2
6

France France (FRA)

0 0 1[6] 1

Players by nations

Event 96 00 04 08 12 20 24 28 32 36 48 52 56 60 64 68 72 76 80 84 88 92 96 00 04 08 Years

22x20px Argentina

- - - 5 X

22x20px Belgium

- - 4 - -

22x20px France

6 - - 5 -

22x20px Great Britain

7 12 4 4 X

22x20px Germany

- - - - X

22x20px Hungary

- - - - X

22x20px Mexico

4 - - - X

22x20px Spain

- - 4 6 -

22x20px United States

3 - 4 4 -

Nations

- 4 - 1 - 4 5 - - 5 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Year

96 00 04 08 12 20 24 28 32 36 48 52 56 60 64 68 72 76 80 84 88 92 96 00 04 08 5

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 The United States and Great Britain played with the name Hurlingham Polo Association at the 1900 Games, taking gold medal.
  2. Roehampton Club from Great Britain at the 1908 Games, taking gold medal.
  3. 3.0 3.1 The United States and Great Britain played with the name BLO Polo Club Rugby at the 1900 Games, taking silver medal.
  4. Hurlingham Club from Great Britain at the 1908 Games, taking silver medal.
  5. Republic of Ireland was part from Great Britain, and played at the 1908 Games, taking silver medal.
  6. 6.0 6.1 The France and Great Britain played with the name "Bagatelle Polo Club de Paris " at the 1900 Games, taking bronze medal.



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