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Eric Yeo

Full name: Oon Tat "Eric" Yeo
Gender: Male
Born: July 17, 1936
Affiliations: Chinese Swimming Club, Singapore (SIN)
Country: SIN Singapore
Sport: Water Polo

Biography

Although Eric Yeo also competed in swimming - winning three medals at the 1961 South East Asian Peninsular (SEAP) Games - he is best known as a water polo player. His first international competition came at the 1956 Olympics. His career lasted until 1974, in which he won five titles at the SEAP Games (1965, 1967, 1969, 1971 and 1973), as well as three medals at the Asian Games. In 1995, he succeeded his former team mate Tan Eng Bock as the coach of the Singaporean water polo team. He later functioned as the vice-president for water polo with the Singapore Swimming Association.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 20 Melbourne Water Polo Men's Water Polo Singapore SIN 10

Men's Water Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1956 Summer 20 Melbourne Water Polo Singapore SIN Classification Round 7-10 Match #1 2 GBR 11, SIN 5
1956 Summer 20 Melbourne Water Polo Singapore SIN Classification Round 7-10 Match #3 2 1956-12-06 AUS 3, SIN 2
1956 Summer 20 Melbourne Water Polo Singapore SIN Classification Round 7-10 Match #4 2 1956-12-07 ROU 15, SIN 1
1956 Summer 20 Melbourne Water Polo Singapore SIN Group C Match #1 2 1956-11-28 GER 5, SIN 1
1956 Summer 20 Melbourne Water Polo Singapore SIN Group C Match #2 2 1956-11-29 ITA 7, SIN 1
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