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Tony Van Dorp

Full name: Anton Ludwig "Tony" Van Dorp
Gender: Male
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
Weight: 201 lbs (91 kg)
Born: June 25, 1936 in Jakarta, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta, Indonesia
Died: November 24, 2010 in Huntington Beach, California, United States
Affiliations: Phillips 66, Long Beach (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Water Polo

Related Olympians: Brother of Fred van Dorp.

Biography

Tony Van Dorp was born in Indonesia but was of Dutch descent. His brother Fred played water polo for the Netherlands at the 1964 and 1968 Olympics and they had the unusual distinction of competing against each other at both Olympics. Tony Van Dorp started out with the Dutch National Team, playing with them from 1954-56, and from 1961-63 played on the Dutch National Champions. But he had also moved to the USA, obtaining US citizenship in 1957, and played for the USA Team in 1963 at the CISM Meet. He was an AAU All-American in 1964-68 and in 1968, helped Phillips 66, Long Beach to win the AAU Championship. Van Dorp also added a gold medal at the 1967 Pan American Games, where he was named outstanding goalie. He was a career military man, who served 21 years of active service as an air traffic controller with the US Air Force. He also served in Vietnam.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 28 Tokyo Water Polo Men's Water Polo United States USA 9T
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Water Polo Men's Water Polo United States USA 5

Men's Water Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1964 Summer 28 Tokyo Water Polo United States USA Group C Match #2 2 1964-10-11 YUG 2, USA 1 0
1964 Summer 28 Tokyo Water Polo United States USA Group C Match #4 1 1964-10-12 USA 7, BRA 1 0
1964 Summer 28 Tokyo Water Polo United States USA Group C Match #6 2 1964-10-13 NED 6, USA 4 0
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Water Polo United States USA Final Round Match 5/6 1 1968-10-25 USA 6, GDR 4 0
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Water Polo United States USA Classification Round 5-8 Match #2 1 1968-10-24 USA 6, NED 3 0
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Water Polo United States USA Group A Match #6 1 1968-10-16 USA 10, ESP 7 0
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Water Polo United States USA Group A Match #8 1T 1968-10-17 USA 6, CUB 6 0
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Water Polo United States USA Group A Match #11 2 1968-10-19 HUN 5, USA 1 0
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Water Polo United States USA Group A Match #16 2 1968-10-21 URS 8, USA 3 0
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Water Polo United States USA Group A Match #19 1 1968-10-22 USA 10, BRA 5 0
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Water Polo United States USA Group A Match #20 1 1968-10-22 USA 7, FRG 5 0