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John Daunt

Full name: John Hubert Edward Daunt
Gender: Male
Born: December 30, 1865 in Muzaffarpur, Bihar, India
Died: July 16, 1952 in Kirribilli, New South Wales, Australia
Affiliations: Golf Club de Paris (FRA)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Golf


The son of General Daunt, the recipient of the Victoria Cross for bravery whilst serving in India in 1857, his stepfather, who married Daunt’s widowed mother in 1889, was Colonel Thomas Rochfort, who came from a family of wealthy landowners in Ireland. His father Horace Rochfort founded the Carlow Cricket and Rugby Clubs and also the All-Ireland Polo Club, the oldest polo club in Europe. John Daunt’s sporting notoriety seems to be his fifth placing in the 1900 Paris Olympics with a 36-hole total of 184.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1900 Summer 34 Paris Golf Men's Individual Great Britain GBR 5

Men's Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank TS
1900 Summer 34 Paris Golf Great Britain Final Standings 5 184
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