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James Bergeson

Full name: James Hunter Bergeson
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 190 lbs (86 kg)
Born: March 21, 1961 in Newport Beach, California, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Water Polo

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

James Bergeson played water polo at Newport Harbor High and then Stanford University, where he was a two-time All-America. He led the Cardinal to NCAA titles in 1981 and 1982, and a runner-up finish in 1983. Bergeson was a four-time All-American at Stanford. In 2014 he was named to the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) All-Century team in water polo.

In addition to his 1988 Olympic appearance, Bergeson won a gold medal at the 1987 Pan American Games. He competed for the US at the 1982 and 1986 World Championships, and was on the World Cup team in 1985 and 1987. Bergeson later founded and owned a rental equipment business for both private and commercial usage.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Water Polo Men's Water Polo United States USA 2 Silver

Men's Water Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Water Polo United States USA Final Round Match 1/2 2 1988-10-01 YUG 9, USA 7 1
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Water Polo United States USA Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1988-09-30 USA 8, URS 7 0
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Water Polo United States USA Group B Match #2 1 1988-09-21 USA 7, YUG 6 1
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Water Polo United States USA Group B Match #5 2 1988-09-22 ESP 9, USA 7 3
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Water Polo United States USA Group B Match #7 1 1988-09-23 USA 14, CHN 7 0
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Water Polo United States USA Group B Match #10 1 1988-09-26 USA 18, GRE 9 3
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Water Polo United States USA Group B Match #14 1 1988-09-27 USA 10, HUN 9 1
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