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Charley Finn

Full name: Charles Thornton "Charley" Finn
Gender: Male
Born: July 28, 1897 in Bakersfield, California, United States
Died: January 13, 1974 in Los Angeles, California, United States
Affiliations: LAAC, Los Angeles (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Water Polo

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

By winning a bronze medal in 1932 at age if 33, Charley Thornton of the Los Angeles AC became, at the time, the oldest U.S. Olympic water polo medalist. Thornton competed again at the 1936 Olympics, when he was 37 years old.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 35 Los Angeles Water Polo Men's Water Polo United States USA 3 Bronze
1936 Summer 39 Berlin Water Polo Men's Water Polo United States USA 9T

Men's Water Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1932 Summer 35 Los Angeles Water Polo United States USA Round-Robin Match #2 1 1932-08-06 USA 6, BRA 1 0
1932 Summer 35 Los Angeles Water Polo United States USA Round-Robin Match #4 1 1932-08-07 USA 10, JPN 0 0
1932 Summer 35 Los Angeles Water Polo United States USA Round-Robin Match #6 1T 1932-08-09 USA 4, GER 4 0
1932 Summer 35 Los Angeles Water Polo United States USA Round-Robin Match #7 2 1932-08-11 HUN 7, USA 0 0
1936 Summer 39 Berlin Water Polo United States USA Group A Match #2 2 1936-08-08 NED 3, USA 2 0
1936 Summer 39 Berlin Water Polo United States USA Group A Match #3 1 1936-08-09 USA 2, URU 1 0
1936 Summer 39 Berlin Water Polo United States USA Group A Match #6 2 1936-08-10 BEL 4, USA 3 0
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