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Herb Wildman

Full name: Herbert Henry "Herb" Wildman
Nickname(s): Herbie
Gender: Male
Born: September 6, 1912 in Marion, Ohio, United States
Died: October 13, 1989 in Los Angeles, California, United States
Affiliations: LAAC, Los Angeles (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Water Polo

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Herb Wildman was the goalkeeper on the U.S. water polo team at both the 1932 and 1936 Olympics. At the 1932 Games he stopped all eight free throws awarded against the U.S., and this prove to be a vital factor in the Americans winning the bronze medal. Wildman played for the Los Angeles AC for nine years and, before retiring from business, he owned and operated a garage and service station in Los Angeles.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 19 Los Angeles Water Polo Men's Water Polo United States USA 3 Bronze
1936 Summer 23 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 19 Los Angeles Water Polo United States USA Round-Robin Match #2 1 1932-08-06 USA 6, BRA 1 0
1932 Summer 19 Los Angeles Water Polo United States USA Round-Robin Match #4 1 1932-08-07 USA 10, JPN 0 0
1932 Summer 19 Los Angeles Water Polo United States USA Round-Robin Match #6 1T 1932-08-09 USA 4, GER 4 0
1932 Summer 19 Los Angeles Water Polo United States USA Round-Robin Match #7 2 1932-08-11 HUN 7, USA 0 0
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Water Polo United States USA Group A Match #2 2 1936-08-08 NED 3, USA 2 0
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Water Polo United States USA Group A Match #3 1 1936-08-09 USA 2, URU 1 0
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