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René Bauwens

Full name: René Bauwens
Gender: Male
Born: March 11, 1894
Died: 1959
Affiliations: Cercle de Natation de Bruxelles, Bruxelles (BEL)
Country: BEL Belgium
Sport: Water Polo, Swimming

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

René Bauwens was Belgian champion in 200 m freestyle in 1914 and 1919 as well as in 400 m freestyle in 1914, 1919, and 1920 (no championships have been held from 1915 to 1918). He competed in two Olympics for Belgium in aquatic sports. In 1920 and 1928 he was on the water polo team and he also swam at the 1920 Olympics. Bauwens was coach of the Belgian water polo team at the 1948 Olympics in London.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 26 Antwerpen Water Polo Men's Water Polo Belgium BEL 2 Silver
1920 Summer 26 Antwerpen Swimming Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay Belgium BEL 3 h2 r1/2
1928 Summer 34 Amsterdam Water Polo Men's Water Polo Belgium BEL 5T

Men's Water Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1920 Summer 26 Antwerpen Water Polo Belgium BEL Final Round Match 1/2 2 1920-08-27 GBR 3, BEL 2 0
1920 Summer 26 Antwerpen Water Polo Belgium BEL Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1920-08-26 BEL 5, SWE 3 1
1920 Summer 26 Antwerpen Water Polo Belgium BEL Quarter-Finals Match #4 1 1920-08-24 BEL 2, NED 1 0
1920 Summer 26 Antwerpen Water Polo Belgium BEL Consolation Round Match #2 1 1920-08-28 BEL 7, USA 2
1920 Summer 26 Antwerpen Water Polo Belgium BEL Round One Match #4 1 1920-08-23 BEL 11, SUI 0 2
1928 Summer 34 Amsterdam Water Polo Belgium BEL Quarter-Finals Match #4 2 1928-08-06 GER 5, BEL 3 0
1928 Summer 34 Amsterdam Water Polo Belgium BEL Round One Match #5 1 1928-08-05 BEL 11, IRL 1 2
1928 Summer 34 Amsterdam Water Polo Belgium BEL Third-Place Tournament Match #1 2 1928-08-08 NED 3, BEL 2 0

Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank
1920 Summer 26 Antwerpen Swimming Belgium BEL Semi-Finals Heat Two 3
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