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John Beresford

Full name: John George Beresford
Gender: Male
Born: June 10, 1847 in Dover, Kent, Great Britain
Died: May 8, 1925 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Affiliations: Foxhunters Hurlingham, (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Polo

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


Captain The Honorable John Beresford of the 7th Hussars played one game for the Foxhunters in the 1900 Olympic tournament when he replaced [Foxhall Keene] in the semi-final match against a French team. Three weeks later, Beresford, who was a prominent figure at the Hurlingham Club, was a member of the Westchester Cup team which defeated the Americans by eight goals to two.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1900 Summer 52 Paris Polo Men's Polo Foxhunters Hurlingham GBR 1 Gold

Men's Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1900 Summer 52 Paris Polo Foxhunters Hurlingham GBR Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1900-05-31 Foxhunters Hurlingham-1 6, Bagatelle Polo Club, Paris-3 4
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