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Clément Van Der Straten

Full name: Clément Van Der Straten
Gender: Male
Country: BEL Belgium
Sport: Polo

Biography

Count Clément van der Straten played polo in Argentina, England and his home country, Belgium, for whom he played in both their matches at the 1920 Olympic Games. Sadly, the hosts finished fourth, and last. In England van der Straten played for the famous Pilgrim’s team, run by his fellow Belgian Olympian [Alfred Grisar] but it was with the Wrens that he came closest to winning his only major honour in the sport in 1923 when they lost 10-3 to the 14th/20th Hussars in the final of the Junior Cup at the Antwerp Tournament. Van der Straten played at number one and Grisar was also in the team, playing at number three,

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer Antwerpen Polo Men's Polo Belgium BEL 4

Men's Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1920 Summer Antwerpen Polo Belgium BEL Final Round Match 3/4 2 1920-07-28 USA 11, BEL 3
1920 Summer Antwerpen Polo Belgium BEL Semi-Finals Match #2 2 1920-07-26 GBR 8, BEL 3
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