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Isaac Bentham

Full name: Isaac Bentham
Gender: Male
Born: October 27, 1886 in Wigan, Greater Manchester, Great Britain
Died: May 15, 1917 in Arras, Pas-de-Calais, France
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Water Polo

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Isaac Bentham, a forward from Wigan, and [Arthur Hill] were the only members of Britain’s 1912 water polo team whose Olympic success was restricted to one gold medal. All the other team members won a second gold, either in 1908 or 1920. Bentham could not compete in 1920 as he was killed in action in World War I during the Battle of Arras.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 25 Stockholm Water Polo Men's Water Polo Great Britain GBR 1 Gold

Men's Water Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1912 Summer 25 Stockholm Water Polo Great Britain GBR Final Round Match 1/2 1 1912-07-13 GBR 8, AUT 0
1912 Summer 25 Stockholm Water Polo Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1912-07-11 GBR 6, SWE 3 1
1912 Summer 25 Stockholm Water Polo Great Britain GBR Round One Match #1 1 1912-07-07 GBR 7, BEL 5 1
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