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Sam Greller

Full name: Samuel Joseph "Sam" Greller
Gender: Male
Born: May 18, 1905 in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: March 17, 1972 in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: Illinois Athletic Club, Chicago (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Water Polo

Biography

Greller was a member of the United States water polo team at the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics. He later became active in the sport as an administrator, managing the 1956 US Olympic team. He emphasized that the US had to learn to play in larger outdoor pools, rather than the small indoor pools in which the sport was usually held in the United States. Greller is a member of the US Water Polo Hall of Fame.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 22 Amsterdam Water Polo Men's Water Polo United States USA 5T

Men's Water Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1928 Summer 22 Amsterdam Water Polo United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #3 2 1928-08-06 HUN 5, USA 0 0
1928 Summer 22 Amsterdam Water Polo United States USA Third-Place Tournament Match #4 2 1928-08-11 FRA 2, USA 1 0
1928 Summer 22 Amsterdam Water Polo United States USA Third-Place Tournament Match #2 1 1928-08-08 USA 10, MLT 0 1
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